Trichophy mentagrophytes

Trich·o·phy men·tag·ro·phytes

(tri-kof'i-ton men'tă-grō-fī'tēz)
A zoophilic small-spored ectothrix fungal species that causes infection of the hair, skin, and nails; causes ringworm in dogs, horses, rabbits, mice, rats, chinchillas, foxes, and humans (especially tinea pedis with severe inflammation and tinea cruris).
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