tinea corporis

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tinea cor·po·ris

 (kôr′pər-ĭs)
n.
A fungal infection involving areas of the skin not covered by hair, characterized by a pink to red rash and often considerable itching, and usually caused by species of Trichophyton or Microsporum; ringworm of the body.

[New Latin : Medieval Latin tinea, tinea + Latin corporis, genitive of corpus, body.]
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Noun1.tinea corporis - fungal infection of nonhairy parts of the skin
ringworm, roundworm, tinea - infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches