Trichophyton

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Related to Trichophyton violaceum: Trichophyton soudanense, Trichophyton verrucosum

trichophyton

(ˌtrɪkəˈfaɪtɒn; trɪˈkɒfɪtən)
n
(Pathology) a parasitic fungus belonging to the genus Trichophyton that can infect human skin, hair, and nails
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Noun1.trichophyton - a genus of fungus of the family MoniliaceaeTrichophyton - a genus of fungus of the family Moniliaceae; causes ringworm and favus
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
family Moniliaceae, Moniliaceae - family of imperfect fungi having white or brightly colored hyphae and spores that are produced directly on the mycelium and not aggregated in fruiting bodies
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capitis has been most common in inner-city communities and developing countries, but "change is in the air," she said, citing recent epidemiologic data from countries including Egypt, Kuwait, Palestine, Saudi Arabia , and Tunisia showing Microsporum canis overtaking Trichophyton violaceum as the dominant organism causing T.
Trichophyton violaceum is the commonest cause of Tinea capitis in India.
Proximal (OSP) Onicomicosis Dsitrofica Trichophyton spp y Total (OST) levaduras Onicomicosis Endonix Trichophyton tonsurans (OE) Trichophyton violaceum
1980) and also demonstrated activity against Trichophyton mentagrophytes and other species of dermatophytes (Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton tonsurans, Trichophyton violaceum, Epidermophyton floccosum, Microsporum canis, Microsporum gypseum and Microsporum cookie including its teleomorph, Nannizzia cajetani) under UV-A irradiation (Romagnoli et al.