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Noun: tinea  ti-nee-u
  1. Infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches
    - ringworm, roundworm
Noun: Tinea
  1. Type genus of the Tineidae: clothes moths
    - genus Tinea

Derived forms: tineas

Type of: arthropod genus, fungal infection, mycosis

Part of: family Tineidae, Tineidae

Encyclopedia: Tinea