tinea cruris

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tinea cru·ris

 (kro͝or′ĭs)
n.

[New Latin : Medieval Latin tinea, tinea + Latin crūris, genitive of crūs, leg.]

jock′ itch`


n.
a ringworm of the groin area.
[1945–50]
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Noun1.tinea cruris - fungal infection of the groin (most common in men)
ringworm, roundworm, tinea - infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches
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