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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Jungle rot was affecting the legs of all the fliers.
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.