Definition of Dhobi itch
1. Noun. Fungal infection attacking moist parts of the body.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Dhobi Itch
dhobi itch (current term)
dhobie mark dermatitis
Literary usage of Dhobi itch
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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. ..."