A contagious itching skin disease occurring in small circular patches, caused by any of a number of fungi and affecting chiefly the scalp or the feet. The commonest form is athlete’s foot
A tropical American leguminous shrub, Senna alata (formerly Cassia alata) (family Caesalpiniaceae (Leguminosae)), having leaves which have been used as a remedy for various skin conditions including ringworm.
The shrub Rhinacanthus communis (family Acanthaceae), native to India and China, the root and leaves of which have been used as a remedy for ringworm.
= ringworm bush.
A chronic and severe form of ringworm forming a pattern of yellowish crusts thought to resemble honeycomb; = favus; compare earlier honeycomb scall.