athlete's foot(redirected from Athletes' foot)
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A contagious fungal skin infection caused by a species of Trichophyton or Epidermophyton that usually affects the feet, especially the skin between the toes, and is characterized by itching, blisters, cracking, and scaling; ringworm of the foot. Also called tinea pedis.
(Pathology) a fungal infection of the skin of the foot, esp between the toes and on the soles. Technical name: tinea pedis
a contagious disease of the feet, caused by a fungus that thrives on moist surfaces; ringworm of the feet.
A contagious infection of the feet that usually affects the skin between the toes, causing it to itch, blister, and crack. It is caused by fungus.
A fungal infection causing the skin between the toes to itch, crack, and peel.
n. pie de atleta. V.: dermatophytosis