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an anthropophilic species of fungi that causes black-dot ringworm or favus infection of the scalp; hair infection is of the endothrix type; usually found in South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.
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The causative agent of some forms of ringworm of the scalp, beard, or nails.
See also: Trichophyton
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