jock itch


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jock itch

n.
A fungal infection of the skin of the groin area, occurring more commonly in warm weather and among males and characterized by red ringlike areas, sometimes with small blisters, and severe itching; ringworm of the groin. Also called tinea cruris.

jock itch

n
(Pathology) informal a fungal infection of the groin. Technical name: tinea cruris

jock′ itch`


n.
a ringworm of the groin area.
[1945–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jock itch - fungal infection of the groin (most common in men)
ringworm, roundworm, tinea - infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches
Translations

jock itch

n (fam o vulg) tiña inguinal, infección f por hongos de la ingle
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