Microsporum

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Related to Microsporum nanum: Microsporum gypseum, Microsporum canis
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Noun1.Microsporum - a genus of fungus of the family MoniliaceaeMicrosporum - a genus of fungus of the family Moniliaceae; causes ringworm
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
family Moniliaceae, Moniliaceae - family of imperfect fungi having white or brightly colored hyphae and spores that are produced directly on the mycelium and not aggregated in fruiting bodies
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equinum, and Microsporum nanum.13 This dermatophytosis is more common in hot climates, children, and wrestlers.5,14 Fari and Graser15 reported that tinea corporis caused by T.
Dermatophytes like Microsporum nanum has been obtained from dumping yard soil.