lepothrix

trich·o·my·co·sis ax·il·la·'ris

Corynebacterium infection of axillary and pubic hairs with development of yellow (flava), black (nigra), or red (rubra) concretions around the hair shafts; frequently asymptomatic.
Synonym(s): lepothrix, trichonodosis

trich·o·my·co·sis ax·il·la·ris

(trik'ō-mī-kō'sis aks'i-lar'is)
Corynebacterium infection of axillary and pubic hairs with development of yellow (flava), black (nigra), or red (rubra) concretions around the hair shafts; frequently asymptomatic.
Synonym(s): lepothrix, trichonodosis.

lepothrix

(lĕp′ō-thrĭks) [″ + thrix, hair]
A condition in which the shaft of the hair is encased in hardened, scaly, sebaceous matter.