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-pedis

1. Noun Phrase
One of the most common is athlete's foot, or tinea pedis, which can occur when your bare feet are exposed the floor of a steam room.

2. Noun Phrase
Athlete's foot, also known as tinea pedis, is one of the most common forms of foot fungus.

3. Noun Phrase
For example, tinea pedis is the form of ringworm that most people know as athlete’s foot.

4. Noun Phrase
Tolnaftate was developed to treat human cases of ringworm on the skin (tinia corporis) as well as athlete's foot (tinea pedis) and jock itch (tinia cruris).