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ringworm; any of numerous different fungal infections of the skin; the specific type (depending on characteristic appearance, etiologic agent and site) usually is designated by a modifying term.
tinea bar´bae ringworm of the beard, seen on bearded parts of the face and neck; caused by Trichophyton.
tinea ca´pitis ringworm of the scalp, a fungal infection caused by various species of Microsporum and Trichophyton. Generally it is characterized by one or more small, round, elevated patches, scaling of the scalp, and dry and brittle hair.
tinea cor´poris a fungal infection of the glabrous (smooth) skin, usually due to species of Microsporum or Trichophyton.
tinea cru´ris ringworm of the groin area, starting in the perineal folds and extending onto the inner surface of the thighs; it is more common in males and is caused by Epidermophyton floccosum or species of Trichophyton; called also eczema marginatum, epidermophytosis cruris, and jock itch.
tinea fa´ciei ringworm of the face, seen on non-hairy areas of the face, often with a similar presentation to that of tinea corporis.
tinea imbrica´ta a distinctive type of tinea corporis occurring in tropical countries and caused by Trichophyton concentricum. The early lesion is circular, surrounded by a ring of scales attached along one edge; several new and larger scaling rings form later.
tinea ma´nus (tinea ma´nuum) ringworm of the hand, usually involving the interdigital spaces and palmar surfaces of the hands; it almost always accompanies tinea pedis, with the same etiologic agent for both infections.
tinea pe´dis athlete's foot.
tinea profun´da trichophytic granuloma.
tinea syco´sis an inflammatory, deep type of tinea barbae, due to Trichophyton violaceum or T. rubrum.
tinea un´guium tinea involving the nails; the invasion may be restricted to white patches or pits on the nail surface, or the lateral or distal edges of the nail may be involved first, followed by establishment of the infection beneath the nail plate.
tinea versi´color a chronic, usually asymptomatic disorder due to Malassezia furfur, marked only by multiple macular patches. Called also pityriasis versicolor.
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tin·e·a im·bri·ca·'ta

an eruption consisting of a number of concentric rings of overlapping scales forming papulosquamous patches scattered over the body; it occurs in tropic climates and is caused by the fungus Trichophyton concentricum.
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tinea imbricata

A superficial dermatophyte (fungal) infection caused by Trichophyton concentricum, which occurs in southwest Polynesia, Melanesia, Southeast Asia, India and Central America.
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tin·e·a im·bri·ca·ta

(tin'ē-ă im'bri-kā'tă)
An eruption consisting of a number of concentric rings of overlapping scales forming papulosquamous patches scattered over the body; it occurs in tropical climates and is caused by the fungus Trichophyton concentricum.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Tokelau's representatives consistently respond that they do not wish for their status to change, and that they would prefer to "remain with New Zealand." Yet despite this response, considerable time and effort has been put into creating the administrative and political infrastructure deemed necessary for Tokalau to reach a status that would allow for "an act of self-determination." Why is the question of self-determination so problematic?
Delaying only condemns Pacific countries, like Tokelau, to a fossil-fuel-dependent, ever more expensive future.
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A week ago New Zealand solar systems installer PowerSmart said it had wrapped up 1 MW of solar installations that can meet 150% of the current electricity needs of Tokelau.
The move means Samoa's 186,000 citizens, and the 1500 residents of Tokelau, will now be the first in the world to ring in the new year rather than the last.
Bangkok, Safar 5, 1433, Dec 30, 2011, SPA -- Friday never happened for about 182,000 residents of two Pacific island states, Samoa and Tokelau, which legally changed to a different time zone when Thursday finished, dpa reported.
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The 16 member countries of the South Pacific Nurses Forum are: American Samoa, Australia, Cook Islands, East Timor, Fiji, Nauru, New Zealand, Nuie Island, Papua New Guinea, Republic of Kiribati, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.
Interestingly, Fosshagen refrains from referring to Dumont, just like Valerio Valeri (posthumously) and Ingjerd Hoem in their contributions about the expression of hierarchy in pre-colonial marriage rules in Hawai'i, astutely labelled 'horizontal hierarchy', and the nature of hierarchy in the traditional exchange system of Tokelau. Hoem finds more inspiration in James Fox's notion of social ascendancy than in Dumontian ideas of encompassment.
The forum's observers, or special observers, include Tokelau, Wallis and Futuna, and Timor Leste.
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The boys - two 15-year-olds and a 14-year-old - disappeared while attempting to row between two islands in the New Zealand territory of Tokelau in early October and were given up for dead after an extensive search involving New Zealand's air force.