Definition of tinea in English:
Technical term for ringworm.
- Tinea corporis refers to tinea anywhere on the body except the scalp, beard, feet, or hands.
- It's not a fun topic, but your feet can suffer from a variety of fungal infections that are a form of tinea, or ringworm.
- The treatment consisted of broad-spectrum antibiotics, pain medication, and, of course, antifungal cream for the tinea.
late Middle English: from Latin, 'worm'.
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