\ɹˈɪŋwɜːm], \ɹˈɪŋwɜːm], \ɹ_ˈɪ_ŋ_w_ɜː_m]\
Definitions of RINGWORM
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By Daniel Lyons
By James Champlin Fernald
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
A local infectious disease of the skin, produced by Trichopyhton fungi. The organism grows by preference in horny epithelium, so that the manifestations are generally confined to the epidermis and the hair. Inflammatory reactions are present in proportion as the disease invades the deeper structures of the skin. The lesions are of a ring shape. The varieties are: tinea circinata, tinea cruris, tinea tonsurans, and tinea sycosis.
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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