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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
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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 classic literature ?
The water is running water, and changes all the time, else a patient with a ringworm might take the bath with only a partial success, since, while he was ridding himself of the ringworm, he might catch the itch.
Others include germs that cause fungal infection of the scalp, neck and face such as ringworm.
(Dogs having ringworm disease = 52, without ringworm disease = 20 based on clinical signs, Microscopic examination of skin scrap and Wood's Lamp technique, n=72).
We have already received the first invoice from the clinic, which is of around Dh4,500 and it will be at least another Dh6,000 as her eye and nose will be operated on this week, in addition to ringworm and all other essential treatment.
A 4-inch ringworm is a dependable trailer on 1/16- to 1/8-ounce jigs.
Ringworm can infect humans, so it is important for your vet to find out what is going on as soon as possible so that you can help your pet as well as avoid catching anything yourself.
Microsporum spp., which is a common cause of ringworm in dogs and cats, has also been isolated from NHP (old and new world monkeys).
In dogs, about 70 percent of ringworm cases are caused by Microsporutn canis, 20 percent by M.
Pandey (1979) and Ahmed and Saber (2008) earlier reported efficacy of Tincture of iodine in treatment of cattle ringworm caused by T.
I found a small, round bald patch on my dog Coco and my friend thinks that it might be ringworm. Can you please tell me what I can do about it?
The five-year-old is recovering from a skin infection, american ringworm, and is 3-1 'with a run' with the sponsor of the haydock Group 1, but stablemate Sole Power's win in last week's Nunthorpe Stakes after suffering from the same ailment has renewed optimism about Slade Power making it to haydock.
But after returning from his July Cup win with ringworm, he now looks likely to head straight to Australia for the VRC Sprint at Melbourne in November - a race likely to be the last of his career before he is retired to stud.