Favus



[fey-vuh s] /ˈfeɪ vəs/

noun, plural favuses for 1, favi
[fey-vahy] /ˈfeɪ vaɪ/ (Show IPA), for 2.
1.
Pathology. a skin disease, especially of the scalp, characterized by dry yellow encrustations that have an unpleasant odor, usually caused by the fungus Trichophyton schoenleinii.
2.
a hexagonal paving tile or stone.
/ˈfeɪvəs/
noun
1.
an infectious fungal skin disease of man and some domestic animals, characterized by formation of a honeycomb-like mass of roundish dry cup-shaped crusts

favus fa·vus (fā’vəs)
n.
A severe type of chronic ringworm of the scalp and nails that is caused by various dermatophytes and occurs in humans and certain animals.

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