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Microsporum

 [mi″kro-spor´um]
a genus of fungi that cause diseases of the skin and hair such as tinea capitis and tinea corporis. Species include M. audoui´nii, M. ca´nis (M. lano´sum), and M. ful´vum (M. gyp´seum).
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

Microsporum

(mī-kros'pŏ-rŭm, mī-krō-spō'rŭm),
A genus of pathogenic fungi causing dermatophytosis. In appropriate culture media, characteristic macroconidia are seen; microconidia are rare in most species.
[micro- + G. sporos, seed]
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Microsporum

A genus of fungi which causes tinea capitis, tinea corpus, ringworm, and other dermatophytoses.
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Microsporum

A genus of fungi causing tinea capitis, tinea corpus, ringworm, and other dermatophytoses. See Tinea.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Mi·cros·po·rum

(mī'krō-spō'rŭm)
A genus of pathogenic fungi causing dermatophytosis.
[micro- + G. sporos, seed]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Microsporum

A genus of fungus that causes TINEA.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Mi·cros·po·rum

(mī'krō-spō'rŭm)
A genus of pathogenic fungi causing dermatophytosis.
[micro- + G. sporos, seed]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012