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ring·worm

 (rĭng′wûrm′)
n.
Any of a number of contagious skin diseases caused by several related fungi, characterized by ring-shaped, scaly, itching patches on the skin and generally classified by the location on the body. Also called tinea.
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ringworm

(ˈrɪŋˌwɜːm)
n
(Pathology) any of various fungal infections of the skin (esp the scalp) or nails, often appearing as itching circular patches. Also called: tinea
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ring•worm

(ˈrɪŋˌwɜrm)

n.
any of a number of contagious skin diseases caused by certain parasitic fungi and characterized by the formation of ring-shaped eruptive patches.
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ring·worm

(rĭng′wûrm′)
Any of a number of contagious skin diseases caused by a fungus and resulting in ring-shaped, scaly, itching patches on the skin.
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ringworm

A fungal infection characterized by patches of ringshaped, reddened skin.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ringworm - infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patchesringworm - infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches
dhobi itch - fungal infection attacking moist parts of the body
kerion - ringworm infection of the hair follicles of the scalp and beard that usually results in a swelling that is covered with pustules and oozes fluid
athlete's foot - fungal infection of the feet
barber's itch - fungal infection of the face and neck
tinea corporis - fungal infection of nonhairy parts of the skin
eczema marginatum, jock itch, tinea cruris - fungal infection of the groin (most common in men)
tinea unguium - fungal infection of the nails (especially toenails)
fungal infection, mycosis - an inflammatory condition caused by a fungus
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Translations

ringworm

[ˈrɪŋwɜːm] Ntiña f
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ringworm

[ˈrɪŋwɜːrm] nteigne f
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ringworm

[ˈrɪŋˌwɜːm] ntigna
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

ring·worm

n. tiña.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ringworm

n tinea corporis (form), tiña corporal or del cuerpo
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References in periodicals archive ?
Other diagnoses were erythema multiforme, syphilis, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, eczema herpeticum, dermatophytid, psoriasis, vasculitis, impetigo, and atopic dermatitis (21).
A dermatophytid reaction is a type of id reaction, or autoeczematization.
It must be kept in mind in the differential diagnosis that it might be due to various illnesses-such as EAC carcinoma, contact dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, and dermatomycosis-or to a dermatophytid (id) reaction (3).