tinea capitis

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tinea cap·i·tis

An infection of the scalp caused by fungi of the genera Microsporum or Trichophyton, characterized by itchy, scaly patches and sometimes hair loss; ringworm of the scalp.

[New Latin : Medieval Latin tinea, tinea + Latin capitis, genitive of caput, head.]
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Noun1.tinea capitis - fungal infection of the scalp characterized by bald patches
ringworm, roundworm, tinea - infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches

tin·e·a cap·i·tis

n. tenia del cuero cabelludo, infección fungosa que causa eritema y pérdida del cabello.
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