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fur·fur

 (fûr′fər)
n. pl. fur·fu·res (-fyə-rēz′)
An epidermal scale, as that associated with dandruff.

[Latin, bran, scales.]

furfur

(ˈfɜːfə)
n, pl furfures (ˈfɜːfjʊˌriːz; -fəˌriːz)
1. (Pathology) a scaling of the skin; dandruff
2. (Physiology) any scale of the epidermis
[C17: from Latin: bran, scurf]
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En la ultima decada la taxonomia del genero Malassezia ha sufrido una profunda restructuracion gracias a la aparicion de nuevas tecnicas moleculares, alprincipio solo se conocian 3 especies, Malassezia furfur Robin Malassez, Baillon 1889, Malassezia pachydermatis Weid Mondolgel 1935 y Malassezia simpodyalis Simmons y Gueho (1990), luego basandose en caracteristicas morfologicas, inmunologicas, fisiologicas, ultraestructurales y moleculares en 1996, Gueho y colaboradores descubrieron otras especies de Malassezia, globosa, obtusa, slooffiae, restricta, japonica, dermatis, equi y nana.
En sik saptanan maya malassezia furfur olarak belirtilmistir.