Definition of Genus Trichophyton

1. Noun. A genus of fungus of the family Moniliaceae; causes ringworm and favus.

Exact synonyms: Trichophyton
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Family Moniliaceae, Moniliaceae



Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Trichophyton

genus Triaenodon
genus Trialeurodes
genus Triatoma
genus Tribolium
genus Tribonema
genus Tribulus
genus Triceratops
genus Trichecus
genus Trichoceros
genus Trichodesmium
genus Trichoglossus
genus Tricholoma
genus Trichomanes
genus Trichomonas
genus Trichophaga
genus Trichophyton (current term)
genus Trichostema
genus Trichostigma
genus Trichosurus
genus Trichys
genus Tridacna
genus Trifolium
genus Triga
genus Triglochin
genus Trigonella
genus Trilisa
genus Trillium
genus Trimorphodon
genus Trinectes
genus Tringa

Literary usage of Genus Trichophyton

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Practical Bacteriology, Blood Work and Animal Parasitology: Including by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1916)
"The fungi of the genus Trichophyton are generally known as the large-spored ringworms. The spores are in chains and may be inside the hair or both outside ..."

2. A Text-book of General Bacteriology by Edwin Oakes Jordan (1921)
"The skin affection usually known as ringworm (Herpes tonsurans) is caused by two, possibly more, varieties of the genus Trichophyton. ..."

3. Human Parasitology: With Notes on Bacteriology, Mycology, Laboratory by Damaso de Rivas (1920)
"In their parasitic existence, the species of the genus Trichophyton appear in the form of mycelial filaments and mycelial spores. The mycelial filaments are ..."

4. Practical Bacteriology, Blood Work and Animal Parasitology: Including by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1918)
"The fungi of the genus Trichophyton are generally known as the large-spored ringworms. The spores are in chains and may be inside the hair or both outside ..."

5. Diseases of the Skin: A Textbook for Students and Practitioners by J. M. H. MacLeod (1921)
"CHALMERS, AJ & MARSHALL, A. Systemic position of the genus Trichophyton Malmsten, 1845 (Journ, Trop. Med. & Hyg., Oct. 1914, p. .289. ..."

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