Definition of Dermatomycosis

1. Noun. Fungal infection of the skin (especially of moist parts covered by clothing).

Exact synonyms: Dermatophytosis
Generic synonyms: Fungal Infection, Mycosis



Medical Definition of Dermatomycosis

1. A superficial infection of the skin or its appendages by fungi. The term includes dermatophytosis and the various clinical forms of tinea, as well as deep fungous infections. Synonym: epidermomycosis. Origin: Gr. Mykes = fungus This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dermatomycosis

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dermatomycosis (current term)
dermatomycosis pedis
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dermatoneurosis
dermatonosology
dermatopathia
dermatopathia pigmentosa reticularis
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dermatopathic lymphadenitis
dermatopathic lymphadenopathy
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Literary usage of Dermatomycosis

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1. A Text-book upon the pathogenic Bacteria and Protozoa for students of by Joseph McFarland (1915)
"The reaction is more marked, the damage done greater, and the disease less tractable than in other forms of dermatomycosis. The infection seems to take ..."

2. On Diseases of the Skin, Including the Exanthemata by Ferdinand Hebra, Charles Hilton Fagge, Moriz Kaposi (1880)
"558) for the designation of diseases caused by vegetable parasites—mycosis, with some special qualifying term added, as dermatomycosis, onychomycosis, &c. ..."

3. Selected Monographs on Dermatology by Henry William Blanc, Ludwig Berger, Louis A. Duhring, Edward Bennet Bronson, Paul Gerson Unna, Ludwig Nielsen, Prince Albert Morrow (1893)
"Thus favus (F. Hebra, Kaposi), besides attacking chiefly the scalp, may also like psoriasis, and unlike dermatomycosis circinata, affect the extensor aspect ..."

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