Trichophyton

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trichophyton

(ˌtrɪkəˈfaɪtɒn; trɪˈkɒfɪtən)
n
(Pathology) a parasitic fungus belonging to the genus Trichophyton that can infect human skin, hair, and nails
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Noun1.trichophyton - a genus of fungus of the family MoniliaceaeTrichophyton - a genus of fungus of the family Moniliaceae; causes ringworm and favus
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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Trichophyton equinum infections among young wrestlers in Hungary.
Os animais podem assumir destaque epidemiologico ao atuar como reservatorios de dermatofitos zoofilicos como Microsporum canis, Trichophyton verrrucosum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes e Trichophyton equinum, os quais podem infectar varias especies animais, inclusive o homem (CABANES, 2000).