Athlete's Foot Definition

A common fungous infection of the skin of the feet; ringworm of the feet.
Webster's New World
A contagious fungal skin infection caused by a species of Trichophyton or Epidermophyton that usually affects the feet, especially the skin between the toes, and is characterized by itching, blisters, cracking, and scaling; ringworm of the foot.
American Heritage Medicine

(pathology) A fungal infection of the skin of the foot, usually between the toes, caused by the pathogen fungi, tinea pedis.


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