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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Name of Fungi Linear Growth (mm) Sample Control Human Pathogens Trichophyton schoenleinii 30 [+ or -] 3.5 50 [+ or -] 2.0 Pseudallescheria boydii 30 [+ or -] 4.0 40 [+ or -] 1.5 Candida albicans 60 [+ or -] 4.0 60 [+ or -] 2.0 Aspergillus niger 20 [+ or -] 1.5 35 [+ or -] 1.0 Animal Pathogens Microsporum canis 30 [+ or -] 2.5 65 [+ or -] 2.5 Trichophyton simii 20 [+ or -] 1.5 40 [+ or -] 3.0 Plant Pathogens Macrophomina phaseolina 25 [+ or -] 3.0 50 [+ or -] 2.5 Fusarium oxysporwn var.