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Definition 1: type genus of the Tineidae: clothes moths - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for tinea in the sense of this definition

(tinea is a kind of ...) a genus of arthropods

(tinea is a member of ...) the larvae live in tubes of its food material fastened with silk that it spins

(... is a member of tinea) clothes moths

Definition 2: infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for tinea in the sense of this definition

(tinea is a kind of ...) an inflammatory condition caused by a fungus

(... is a kind of tinea ) fungal infection attacking moist parts of the body

(... is a kind of tinea ) ringworm infection of the hair follicles of the scalp and beard that usually results in a swelling that is covered with pustules and oozes fluid

(... is a kind of tinea ) fungal infection of the feet

(... is a kind of tinea ) fungal infection of the face and neck

(... is a kind of tinea ) fungal infection of the scalp characterized by bald patches

(... is a kind of tinea ) fungal infection of nonhairy parts of the skin

(... is a kind of tinea ) fungal infection of the groin (most common in men)

(... is a kind of tinea ) fungal infection of the nails (especially toenails)

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