a contagious disease, caused by a fungus that thrives on moist surfaces; ringworm of the feet.
a fungal infection of the skin of the foot, esp between the toes and on the soles Technical name tinea pedis
athlete’s foot ath·lete’s foot (āth’lēts)
A contagious fungal skin infection caused by a species of Trichophyton or Epidermophyton that usually affects the feet, especially the skin between the toes, and is characterized by itching, blisters, cracking, and scaling. Also called tinea pedis.
An infection of the skin that usually attacks the feet, causing itching, peeling, and redness. Athlete’s foot is caused by a kind of fungus that thrives in damp places.
- Athlete’s heart
nonpathological enlargement of the heart resulting from intensive aerobic exercise.
physically active and strong; good at or sports: an athletic child. of, like, or befitting an . of or relating to ; involving the use of physical skills or capabilities, as strength, agility, or stamina: athletic sports; athletic training. for : an athletic field. Psychology. (of a physical type) having a sturdy build or well-proportioned […]
- Athletic heart
nonpathological enlargement of the heart resulting from intensive aerobic exercise. athletic heart ath·let·ic heart (āth-lět’ĭk) n. Enlargement of the heart observed in some athletes.
- Athletic shoe
a shoe designed to be worn for sports, exercising, or recreational activity, as racquetball, jogging, or aerobic dancing. (def 1). Contemporary Examples Reebok, the athletic shoe company, has made him central to its drive to dominate that lucrative market. Shaq, Year One Charles P. Pierce May 23, 2014