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athlete's foot Syllabification: ath·lete's foot
Pronunciation: /ˈaTHˌlēts ˌfo͝ot/

Definition of athlete's foot in English:


A fungal infection affecting the skin between the toes. It is a form of ringworm.
Example sentences
  • Two common fungal infections include athlete's foot and yeast infections.
  • Tinea pedis, generally known as athlete's foot, is a fungal infection of the skin of the foot.
  • The infection isn't the same as athlete's foot, which primarily affects the skin of the feet.
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