(redirected from Trichophyton violaceum)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical.
Related to Trichophyton violaceum: Trichophyton soudanense, Trichophyton verrucosum


(ˌtrɪkəˈfaɪtɒn; trɪˈkɒfɪtən)
(Pathology) a parasitic fungus belonging to the genus Trichophyton that can infect human skin, hair, and nails
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
3 Geotrichum candidum 2 Trichophyton rubrum 2 Trichophyton violaceum 1 Note: Table made from bar graph.
Comprehensive analysis of proteins secreted by Trichophyton rubrum and Trichophyton violaceum under in vitro conditions.
capitis has been most common in inner-city communities and developing countries, but "change is in the air," she said, citing recent epidemiologic data from countries including Egypt, Palestine, Kuwait, Tunisia, and Saudi Arabia showing Microsporum canis overtaking Trichophyton violaceum as the dominant organism causing T.
mentagrophytes, 10 mg/ml for Trichophyton verrucosum, and 5 mg/ml for Trichophyton violaceum. [40] In a study by Sharma et al., the chloroform and methanol extract of L.
Other isolates are Epidermophyton floccosum 4 (8%), Trichophyton violaceum 1 (2%) and Microsporum gypseum 1 (2%) [Table 2].
Menni, "Toenail onychomycosis due to Trichophyton violaceum complex (An unusual, emerging localization of this anthropophilic dermatophyle)," Mycoses, vol.
Six fungal isolatesfrom the Centre Pasteur of Cameroon, Yaounde were used: four dermatophytes (Trichophytons rubrumA&B, Trichophyton soudanense and Trichophyton violaceum) and two Candida albicans.