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der·mat·o·phyte

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

der·mat′o·phyt′ic (-fĭt′ĭk) adj.
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dermatophyte

(ˈdɜːmətəʊˌfaɪt)
n
(Pathology) any parasitic fungus that affects the skin
dermatophytic adj
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der•mat•o•phyte

(dərˈmæt əˌfaɪt, ˈdɜr mə tə-)

n.
any fungus parasitic on the skin and causing a skin disease, as ringworm.
[1880–85]
der•mat`o•phyt′ic (-ˈfɪt ɪk) adj.
der•mat`o•phy•to′sis, n.
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Translations

der·ma·to·phyte

n. dermatófito, hongo parásito que ataca la piel.
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dermatophyte

n dermatofito
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Total of 197 samples (Skin scrapings) from patients showing lesions typical of dermatophytic infection of skin based on the clinicians' preliminary diagnosis from the department of Dermatology were received and processed in the Mycology Unit, of the Microbiology department.
[ClickPress, Mon Oct 29 2018] Increased prevalence of chronic lifestyle maladies such as diabetes heightens dermatophytic onychomycosis prevalence amongst older generation thus necessitating advancements in dermatophytic onychomycosis therapeutics development.
[USPRwire, Sun Oct 28 2018] Increased prevalence of chronic lifestyle maladies such as diabetes heightens dermatophytic onychomycosis prevalence amongst older generation thus necessitating advancements in dermatophytic onychomycosis therapeutics development.
Moreover, severity of inflammatory reactions induced by dermatophytes adds to the injury caused by fungi themselves.1,3 There are some common clinical manifestations of dermatophytic infections, including tinea corporis, tinea imbricata, tinea cruris, tinea barbae, and tinea manuum, which are believed to affect about 25% of population in the world.2
However, in current investigation, extensive alignment analysis between three genera and their species were performed to design primers avoiding cross complementation with other dermatophytic and non-dermatophytic fungi.
Anti dermatophytic activity of Azadirachta indica and Acalypha indica leaves-an in vitro study.
operculatus commonly used for treating gastrointestinal disorder and dermatophytic infection for many years [15].
It is used for vulvovaginal candidiasis and dermatophytic infections, including tinea corporis, tinea pedis, and tinea cruris [2].
Misdiagnosis of palmoplantar MF is common due to clinical similarities to psoriasis, dermatophytic infections, and inflammatory dermatoses.
Signorini, "Prevalence of dermatophytic skin and nail infections in diabetic patients," Mycoses, vol.
It has been shown that re- infection is a common occurrence in onychomycosis [49,50] probably occurring as the patient reacquires dermatophytic fomites from previously worn footwear and hosiery.