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piedra

 [pe-a´drah]
a fungal disease of the hair in which white or black nodules of fungi form on the shafts.

pi·e·dra

(pē-ā'dră),
A fungus disease of the hair characterized by the formation of numerous waxy, small, firm, nodular masses on the hair shaft.
See also: trichosporosis.
[Sp. a stone]

piedra

/pi·e·dra/ (pe-a´drah) a fungal disease of the hair in which white or black nodules of fungi form on the shafts.

piedra

[pē·ā′drə]
fungal disease of the hair shaft characterized by the presence of small black or white nodules. Black piedra is caused by Piedria bortae. White piedra (called trichosporosis) is caused by Trichosporon beigelii. See also trichosporosis.

pi·e·dra

(pē-ā'dră)
A fungal disease of the hair characterized by the formation of numerous waxy, small, firm, nodular masses on the hair shaft.
[Sp. a stone]

piedra

a fungal disease of the hair in which white or black nodules of fungi form on the shafts.
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