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 (dûr-măt′ə-fīt′, dûr′mə-tə-)
Any of various parasitic fungi that cause infections of the skin, hair, or nails.

der·mat′o·phyt′ic (-fĭt′ĭk) adj.


(Pathology) any parasitic fungus that affects the skin
dermatophytic adj


(dərˈmæt əˌfaɪt, ˈdɜr mə tə-)

any fungus parasitic on the skin and causing a skin disease, as ringworm.
der•mat`o•phyt′ic (-ˈfɪt ɪk) adj.
der•mat`o•phy•to′sis, n.


n. dermatófito, hongo parásito que ataca la piel.


n dermatofito
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2007), kill a variety of dermatophytes (Vollekova et al.
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The delicately balanced colonizing polymicrobial flora of toe-webs can be disrupted by various external factors, namely hyperhidrosis secondary to closed toed shoes, antimicrobial peptides produced by dermatophytes, and auto-medication applied by the patient.
and dermatophytes (12), but fusarial onychomycosis is a known clinical entity (13).
Nail fungus starts when tiny organisms called Dermatophytes grow under the skin.
Dermatophytic onychomycosis (DO) is an infection of the nail fold or nail plate with dermatophytes, a type of fungus, especially Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, and Epidermophyton flocossom (Sterry et al.
Further evaluation of dermatophytes (n = 171) by use of the Biotyper system identified 93% of dermatophyte isolates to the genus and 60% to the species level.