Relating to a scutulum.
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(sku'tu-lum) plural.scutula [L. scutulum, small shield]
A lesion of the scalp caused by the fungus Trichophyton schoenleinii. The lesion appears as a yellow cup-shaped crust consisting of a dense mass of mycelia and epithelial debris. The cup faces up, and its center is pierced by the hair around which it has developed. See: favus
scutular (-lar), adjective
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