Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


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.


Read Also:

  • Epidermotropism

    epidermotropism ep·i·der·mot·ro·pism (ěp’ĭ-dər-mŏt’rə-pĭz’əm) n. Movement toward the epidermis.

  • Epidiascope

    [ep-i-dahy-uh-skohp] /ˌɛp ɪˈdaɪ əˌskoʊp/ noun, Optics. 1. a type of magic lantern that projects the image of an opaque object onto a screen. /ˌɛpɪˈdaɪəˌskəʊp/ noun 1. an optical device for projecting a magnified image onto a screen See also episcope

  • Epididymectomy

    epididymectomy ep·i·did·y·mec·to·my (ěp’ĭ-dĭd’ə-měk’tə-mē) n. Surgical removal of the epididymis.

  • Epididymides

    [ep-i-did-uh-mis] /ˌɛp ɪˈdɪd ə mɪs/ noun, plural epididymides [ep-i-di-dim-i-deez, -did-uh-mi-] /ˌɛp ɪ dɪˈdɪm ɪˌdiz, -ˈdɪd ə mɪ-/ (Show IPA). Anatomy. 1. an elongated organ on the posterior surface of a testis that stores sperm while they mature and constitutes the convoluted beginning of the . /ˌɛpɪˈdɪdɪmɪs/ noun (pl) -didymides (-dɪˈdɪmɪˌdiːz) 1. (anatomy) a convoluted tube […]

Disclaimer: Epidermophyton definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.