trichophytic etymology

English word trichophytic comes from English -ic, English trichophyte ((mycology) Any organism of the fungus genus Trichophyton.)

Detailed word origin of trichophytic

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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”.
trichophyte English (eng) (mycology) Any organism of the fungus genus Trichophyton.
trichophytic English (eng) Of or pertaining to the genus Trichophyton of fungi responsible for Malabar itch.

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