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2 definitions found
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Tinea \Tin"e*a\, n. [L., a worm, a moth.]
1. (Med.) A name applied to various skin diseases, but
especially to ringworm. See Ringworm, and Sycosis.
2. (Zool.) A genus of small Lepidoptera, including the
clothes moths and carpet moths.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and
appearing as itching circular patches [syn: tinea,
2: type genus of the Tineidae: clothes moths [syn: Tinea,
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