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Meaning of dermatophyte

der•mat•o•phyte

Pronunciation: (dur-mat'u-fīt", dûr'mu-tu-), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. any fungus parasitic on the skin and causing a skin disease, as ringworm.
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