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fa·vus

(fā'vŭs, fah'vŭs),
A severe, unremitting type of chronic ringworm of the scalp and nails, with scarring and formation of crusts called scutula, caused by three dissimilar dermatophytes, Trichophyton schoenleinii (most commonly), T. violaceum, and Microsporum gypseum; it occurs more frequently in the Mediterranean countries, southeastern Europe, southern Asia, and northern Africa.
[L. honeycomb]

witkop

(wĭt′kŏp) [Afrikaans, white scalp]
Matted crusts in the hair producing a scalplike structure; seen in South African natives.
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[8.] Witkop CJ (1957) Hereditary defects in enamel and dentin.
Witkop, M., Lambing, A., Kachalsky, E., Divine, G., Rushlow, D.
These books and Bibles were handed over to Olof Palme Primary School, Witkop Good Hope Hostel and Bambi Kindergarten that are all part of various projects supported by the CSO Aids Orphan Foundation Trust.
MSX1 (OMIM 142983: 4p16.3-p16.1) is a homeobox gene with mutations that effect second premolars and third molars with an association for cleft lip and/or palate and Witkop syndrome (Zhang et al., 2005; Fleischmannova et al., 2008; Kavitha et al., 2010; Pani, 2011).
(21.) Strouse JJ, Lanzkron S, Beach MC, Haywood C, Park H, Witkop C, et al.
(8.) Witkop CT, Duffy MR, Macias EA, Gibbons TF, Escobar JD, Burwell KN, et al.
Still, the stress in research was not on plants, but on creating synthetic forms of these drugs or chemically synthesizing novel substances, as in Paul Ehrlich's search for a chemical "magic bullet" that would cure syphilis (Witkop, 1999).
(3.) Witkop CJ: Albinism: hematologic-storage disease, susceptibility to skin cancer, and optic neuronal defects shared in all types of oculocutaneous and ocular albinism.
A deficiency can lead to neural tube defects and women are advised to consume 400ug per day for one month prior to conception and for the first two to three months to ensure that vitamin levels are adequate at the time of neural tube closure (Wolf, Witkop, Miller & Sayed, 2009).
US peer review services provider Peer Review Mediation and Arbitration (OTC:PRVW), or PRMA, said Wednesday it has bought software developers Witkop Office Machines and its associate Docs in a Row for total USD550,000 (EUR427,538) to add dictation and transcription equipment to its portfolio.