dermatophytic etymology

English word dermatophytic comes from English -ic, English dermatophyte

Detailed word origin of dermatophytic

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-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
dermatophyte English (eng) Any parasitic fungus (mycosis) that infects the skin (tinea, ringworm, jock itch, athlete's foot).. Arthroderma species. Epidermophyton species. Microsporum species. Trichophyton species.
dermatophytic English (eng) Being or relating to a dermatophyte.

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