1. tinea

noun. infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches.


  • tinea pedis
  • tinea cruris
  • jock itch
  • athlete's foot
  • dhobi itch
  • ringworm
  • roundworm
  • kerion
  • tinea barbae
  • tinea capitis
  • tinea corporis
  • tinea unguium
  • mycosis
  • eczema marginatum
  • barber's itch

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2. Tinea

noun. type genus of the Tineidae: clothes moths.


  • Tineidae
  • Tinea pellionella
  • genus Tinea
  • family Tineidae
  • casemaking clothes moth

Sentences with tinea-corporis

1. Noun Phrase
Many species of dermatophytes can contribute to a tinea corporis infection in you or your dog.

2. Noun Phrase
Although the main species responsible for human or dog infections are different, all of these dermatophytes can cause tinea corporis in both humans and dogs.

3. Noun Phrase
If your dog encounters dermatophytes, symptoms of tinea corporis include dandruff or skin scales, skin redness, hyperpigmentation, itchiness and hair loss.

4. Noun Phrase
If you or your dog receives a tinea corporis diagnosis, you have much to do to take in order to prevent the spread of fungal spores.