jungle rot

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Noun1.jungle rot - skin disorder induced by a tropical climate
disease of the skin, skin disease, skin disorder - a disease affecting the skin
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This year, Pure Terror Screampark has 11 all new haunted attractions; Necropolis, Trail of Terror, House of the Dead, Jungle Rot, Unwalking Dead, Buried Alive, House of Terror, Terror Under the Big Top, House of Terror, Carnage and The Butcher Shop.
They learned how to farm and uncovered alternative medicine; for example, tropical ulcers - called jungle rot - were treated with egg membranes and the soaked leaves of guava trees.
The socks can help prevent "a lot of foot injuries, including blisters and jungle rot," Matthews said.