Microsporum

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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).

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]

Microsporum

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

Microsporum

A genus of fungi causing tinea capitis, tinea corpus, ringworm, and other dermatophytoses. See Tinea.

Mi·cros·po·rum

(mī'krō-spō'rŭm)
A genus of pathogenic fungi causing dermatophytosis.
[micro- + G. sporos, seed]

Microsporum

A genus of fungus that causes TINEA.

Mi·cros·po·rum

(mī'krō-spō'rŭm)
A genus of pathogenic fungi causing dermatophytosis.
[micro- + G. sporos, seed]