Definition of dermatomycosis in US English:



  • A fungal infection of the skin, especially by a dermatophyte.

    • ‘The regulatory dossier contains data on around 3,000 patients who have been treated for dermatomycoses in Phase II and Phase III clinical trials in Japan and Europe.’
    • ‘All clinical specimens from cats and dogs with skin disease, suggesting dermatomycoses were included.’
    • ‘With some pertinent exceptions, dermatomycosis is typically confined to the superficial keratinized tissue and, thus, can often be treated with topical antifungal medications.’
    • ‘The efficacy of unspecific and specific immune responses decides on the development of dermatomycoses in domestic animals.’
    • ‘It is effective against both dermatophytosis and dermatomycosis infections.’