Epidermophyton Ep·i·der·moph·y·ton (ěp’ĭ-dər-mŏf’ĭ-tŏn’, -tən)
A genus of fungi that is parasitic to human skin and nails and that includes the species believed to be the cause of athlete’s foot and tinea cruris.


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