Fungus infection of the skin caused by dermatophytes, yeasts, and other fungi. Cf.:dermatophytosis.
- d. pedis SYN: tinea pedis.

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der·ma·to·my·co·sis .dər-mət-ō-.mī-'kō-səs, (.)dər-.mat- n, pl -co·ses -.sēz a disease (as ringworm) of the skin caused by infection with a fungus called also epidermomycosis

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der·ma·to·my·co·sis (dur″mə-to-mi-koґsis) [dermato- + mycosis] infection of the skin or its appendages by fungi, such as in dermatophytosis, various forms of tinea, and deeper fungal infections. Called also epidermomycosis.

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