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Meaning of "dhobi itch" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DHOBI ITCH

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DHOBI ITCH

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Dhobi itch is a noun.
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WHAT DOES DHOBI ITCH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

dhobi itch

Tinea cruris

Tinea cruris, also known as crotch itch, crotch rot, Dhobie itch, eczema marginatum, gym itch, jock itch, jock rot, scrot rot and ringworm of the groin:303 is a dermatophyte fungal infection of the groin region in any sex, though more often seen in males. In the German sprachraum this condition is called tinea inguinalis whereas tinea cruris is used for a dermatophytosis of the lower leg. Tinea cruris is similar to, but different from Candidal intertrigo, which is an infection of the skin by Candida albicans. It is more specifically located between intertriginous folds of adjacent skin, which can be present in the groin or scrotum, and be indistinguishable from fungal infections caused by tinia. However, candidal infections tend to both appear and disappear with treatment more quickly.:309 It may also affect the scrotum.

Definition of dhobi itch in the English dictionary

The definition of dhobi itch in the dictionary is a fungal disease of the skin: a type of ringworm chiefly affecting the groin Also called: tinea cruris.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DHOBI ITCH

dharma
dharmic
dharmsala
dharmshala
dharna
Dhaulagiri
DHB
DHEA
DHEAS
dhobi
dhol
dhole
dholl
dhooti
dhootie
dhoti
dhow
DHS
DHSS
dhurna

WORDS THAT END LIKE DHOBI ITCH

barber´s itch
bitch
cross-stitch
ditch
fitch
glitch
hitch
itch
light switch
mitch
on-off switch
pitch
seven-year itch
slip stitch
snitch
son of a bitch
stitch
switch
twitch
witch

Synonyms and antonyms of dhobi itch in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «dhobi itch» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DHOBI ITCH

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The translations of dhobi itch from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «dhobi itch» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

dhobi痒
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dhobi picor
570 millions of speakers

English

dhobi itch
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

धोबी खुजली
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

dhobi حكة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Dhobi зуд
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dhobi coceira
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ধোনি খেজুর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dhobi démangeaisons
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dhobi gatal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

dhobi Juckreiz
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

洗濯夫のかゆみ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

dhobi 가려움
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dhobi itch
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ngứa dhobi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தைபிக் நச்சு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Dhobi तीव्रता
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Dobi kaşıntısı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dhobi prurito
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dhobi swędzenie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Dhobi свербіж
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Dhobi mâncărime
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

dhobi φαγούρα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

dhobi jeuk
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Dhobi klåda
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

dhobi kløe
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DHOBI ITCH»

The term «dhobi itch» is barely ever used and occupies the 208.236 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DHOBI ITCH»

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The Fourteenth Paw: Growing Up on an Iowa Farm in the 1930s
Dr. Derryberry immediately exclaimed, “Dhobi itch!” He explained that white- skinned foreigners in India were susceptible to the indelible ink marks that dhobis (washermen) used to identify their customer's clothes (with hotel room numbers or ...
‎2008
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The Geography of Disease
"Dhobi itch," a troublesome skin eruption in the axilla and about the genitals, is another example of this class. It is very frequent in many hot countries and few European residents in the tropics escape an attack of it at some time or other.
Frank G. Clemow, 2011
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The Pearson CSAT Manual 2012
Diseases caused: Athlete's foot, ringworms, madura foot, dhobi's itch. Causative Agent Diseases Wrus Diphtheria, gonorrhoea, meningitis, cholera, leprosy, typhoid, tetanus, tuberculosis, plague, whooping cough, pneumonia Protozoan ...
Edgar Thorpe, 2012
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The Chambers Dictionary
... sitting or standing in a place (where one will be noticed, esp sitting and fasting at the door of an offender) [Hindi] dhobi dS'bi, n an Indian washerman. — dhobi itch a tropical allergic dermatitis. [Hindi dhobi] dhol diil, n a large cylindrical drum,  ...
Allied Chambers, 1998
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Illustrated Dictionary of Immunology, Third Edition
dhobi itch diathelic immunization antigens. Dextrans of relatively low molecular weight have been used as plasma expanders. dhobi itch Contact (type IV) hypersensitivity induced by using a laundry-marking ink made from Indian ral tree nuts.
Julius M. Cruse, Robert E. Lewis, 2009
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Lingering Fever: A World War II Nurse's Memoir
We called it dhobi itch. My neck was always adorned with a red ring of this annoying affliction. My foot locker, government issue, contained all my worldly goods. I kept it under the cot for there was no room elsewhere in the basha. I pulled it out ...
LaVonne Telshaw Camp, 1997
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Chabers 21st Century Dictionary
19c: Hindi, from dhob washing. dhobi itch t> noun a tropical allergic dermatitis. dhoti /'douti/ or dhooti /'du:ti/ o noun (dhotis or dhootis) a garment worn by some Hindu men, consisting of a long strip of cloth wrapped around the waist and ...
8
Platinum Notes USMLE Step-2: The Complete Preparatory Guide
... of beard Tinea pedis/Trichophyton rubrum - Athletes foot Tinea cruris - Dhobi itch or Jock itch Tinea unguium - ringworm of nails Remember: “Tinea In cognito” is extensive ringworm infection with atypical appearance due to steroid misuse.
Ashfaq Ul Hassan, 2013
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International Statistical Classification of Diseases and ...
... Tinea cruris Dhobi itch Groin ringworm Jock itch B35.8 Other dermatophytoses Dermatophytosis: • disseminated • granulomatous B35.9 Dermatophytosis, unspecified Ringworm NOS tfciil Other superficial mycoses B36.0 Pityriasis versicolor ...
‎2004
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Fritz Spiegl's Sick Notes: An Alphabetical Browsing-Book of ...
DHOBI ITCH Popular name for TINEA cruris, or RINGWORM of the crotch - a name evocative of British colonial medicine, especially military. Hindi dhob means washing, and a dhobi the servant engaged to wash clothes. The poor man was ...
Fritz Spiegl, 1996

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