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 (dûr-măt′ə-fīt′, dûr′mə-tə-)
Any of various parasitic fungi that cause infections of the skin, hair, or nails.

der·mat′o·phyt′ic (-fĭt′ĭk) adj.


(Pathology) any parasitic fungus that affects the skin
dermatophytic adj


(dərˈmæt əˌfaɪt, ˈdɜr mə tə-)

any fungus parasitic on the skin and causing a skin disease, as ringworm.
der•mat`o•phyt′ic (-ˈfɪt ɪk) adj.
der•mat`o•phy•to′sis, n.


n. dermatófito, hongo parásito que ataca la piel.


n dermatofito
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