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Honeycomb ringworm

Honeycomb ringworm --> favus

1. (Science: dermatology) a disease of the scalp, produced by a vegetable parasite.

2. A tile or flagstone cut into an hexagonal shape to produce a honeycomb pattern, as in a pavement.

Synonym: favas and sectila.

Origin: L, honeycomb.


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