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dermatomycosis Syllabification: der·mat·o·my·co·sis
Pronunciation: /dərˌmatəˌmīˈkōsis/ /ˈdərmətō-/

Definition of dermatomycosis in English:

noun (plural dermatomycoses-ˌsēz)

A fungal infection of the skin, especially by a dermatophyte.
Example sentences
  • With some pertinent exceptions, dermatomycosis is typically confined to the superficial keratinized tissue and, thus, can often be treated with topical antifungal medications.
  • All clinical specimens from cats and dogs with skin disease, suggesting dermatomycoses were included.
  • The efficacy of unspecific and specific immune responses decides on the development of dermatomycoses in domestic animals.
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