A Definition Of Tinea
Source: Adapted from the National Institutes of Health

What does the term “tinea” mean? The term “tinea” refers to a general term for fungal infections of the skin, usually combined with a description of the site or cause. examples include tinea cruris or “jock itch,” and tinea pedis or “athlete’s foot.” To find out more about this term, please search the news section of this website for related articles and information.