Hongo parásito de la piel, filamentoso, microscópico y queratinófilo.
   <(F): Dermatophyte. mycète responsable d'une mycose cutanée.
   <(Ing): Dermatophyte: a fungus that causes superficial infections of the skin, hair, and/or nails, i.e., keratinized tissues. Species of Epidermophyton, Microsporum, and Trichophyton are regarded as dermatophytes, but causative agents of tinea versicolor, tinea nigra, and cutaneous candidiasis are not so classified.