Trichophyton

(redirected from Trichophyton simii)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical.

trichophyton

(ˌtrɪkəˈfaɪtɒn; trɪˈkɒfɪtən)
n
(Pathology) a parasitic fungus belonging to the genus Trichophyton that can infect human skin, hair, and nails
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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