Definition of Dhobi itch

1. Noun. Fungal infection attacking moist parts of the body.

Generic synonyms: Ringworm, Roundworm, Tinea



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dhobi Itch

dharmas
dharmic
dharna
dharnas
dhava
dhawa
dhikr
dhikrs
dhimma
dhimmi
dhimmis
dhindo
dhobi
dhobi itch (current term)
dhobie itch
dhobie mark
dhobie mark dermatitis
dhobis
dhoby
dhobying
dhol
dholak
dholaki
dholaks
dhole
dholes
dholki
dholkis

Literary usage of Dhobi itch

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1. The Geography of Disease by Frank Gerard Clemow (1903)
"dhobi itch," a troublesome skin eruption in the axilla and about the genitals, ... Like prickly heat and dhobi itch, one or two boils or a crop of boils are ..."

2. Elementary Hygiene for the Tropics by Azel Ames (1903)
"... ITCH (dhobi itch). YELLOW FEVER. ASIATIC CHOLERA. All rabid animals should be killed as soon as disease first shows itself. Their bodies should be well ..."

3. Personal Hygiene in Tropical and Semitropical Countries: A Popular Manual by Isaac Williams Brewer (1908)
"dhobi itch, 14, 88. cause of, 88. mode of transmission, 88. prevention, 89. treatment of, 89. Diarrhoea, causes, 68. prevention of, 68. treatment of, 104. ..."

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