Definition of Microsporum
1. Noun. A genus of fungus of the family Moniliaceae; causes ringworm.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Family Moniliaceae, Moniliaceae
Medical Definition of Microsporum
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Microsporum
Literary usage of Microsporum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The British Journal of Dermatology by British Association of Dermatology (1908)
"OF seventeen cases of animal ringworm observed in Toulouse, sixteen were derived from the dog and fifteen gave cultures of microsporum ..."
2. The Clinical Journal (1905)
"It forms about 60 per cent, of ringworm of the scalp of children in Paris, but gradually disappears as we get into Germany and Italy. A microsporum which ..."
3. A Treatise on diseases of the skin for advanced students and practitioners by Henry Weightman Stelwagon (1916)
"Dis., 1899, p. i: Bodin and Almy, "Le microsporum du chien," Receuil de mcd. ... 1907) au microsporum caninum (Bodin and Almy, 1897"), Annales, 1008, p. ..."
4. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1850)
"At this part are observed the first traces of the microsporum, which afterwards spreads to the contiguous hairs, while these are progressively changed until ..."