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Meaning of "pityrosporum" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PITYROSPORUM

pityrosporum  [ˌpɪtɪrəʊˈspɔːrəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PITYROSPORUM

noun
adjective
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adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Pityrosporum is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PITYROSPORUM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Malassezia

Malassezia is a genus of fungi. Malassezia is naturally found on the skin surfaces of many animals, including humans. In occasional opportunistic infections, some species can cause hypopigmentation on the trunk and other locations in humans. Allergy tests for this fungus are available.

Definition of pityrosporum in the English dictionary

The definition of pityrosporum in the dictionary is a genus of fungi that live on the skin, especially that of the scalp and face, present in conditions such as dandruff and dermatitis.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PITYROSPORUM


aurum
ˈɔːrəm
cockalorum
ˌkɒkəˈlɔːrəm
decorum
dɪˈkɔːrəm
forum
ˈfɔːrəm
Geminorum
ˌdʒɛmɪˈnɔːrəm
indecorum
ˌɪndɪˈkɔːrəm
jorum
ˈdʒɔːrəm
Karakoram
ˌkærəˈkɔːrəm
Karakorum
ˌkærəˈkɔːrəm
Lutetia
luːˈtiːʃə pəˌrɪzɪˈɔːrəm
Mizoram
mɪˈzɔːrəm
quorum
ˈkwɔːrəm
variorum
ˌvɛərɪˈɔːrəm
Velorum
viːˈlɔːrəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PITYROSPORUM

pitting
pittite
pittosporum
Pittsburgh
pituita
pituitaries
pituitary
pituitary body
pituitary extract
pituitary gland
pituitrin
pituri
pity
pity party
pitying
pityingly
pityriases
pityriasis
pityroid
pium

WORDS THAT END LIKE PITYROSPORUM

Aquae Mattiacorum
Augusta Treverorum
Augusta Vindelicorum
Canum Venaticorum
Curia Rhaetorum
eriophorum
Gesta Romanorum
Index Librorum Prohibitorum
Lutetia Parisiorum
pittosporum
sanctum sanctorum
schola cantorum
scholae cantorum
the Forum

Synonyms and antonyms of pityrosporum in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «pityrosporum» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PITYROSPORUM

Find out the translation of pityrosporum to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of pityrosporum from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «pityrosporum» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

糠秕孢子菌
1,325 millions of speakers

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pityrosporum
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pityrosporum
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Translator English - Hindi

Pityrosporum
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Translator English - Arabic

الوبيغاء
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Translator English - Russian

Pityrosporum
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pityrosporum
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Translator English - Bengali

pityrosporum
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pityrosporum
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Translator English - Malay

Pityrosporum
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Translator English - German

pityrosporum
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Translator English - Japanese

ピチロスポルム属
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Translator English - Korean

pityrosporum
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Translator English - Javanese

Pityrosporum
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vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Pityrosporum
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Translator English - Tamil

pityrosporum
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Translator English - Marathi

दंडाभक्षिका
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Translator English - Turkish

pitirosporum
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Pityrosporum
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Translator English - Polish

Pityrosporum
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Translator English - Ukrainian

Pityrosporum
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Translator English - Romanian

Pityrosporum
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

pityrosporum
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Pityrosporum
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Pityrosporum
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

pityrosporum
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of pityrosporum

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PITYROSPORUM»

The term «pityrosporum» is normally little used and occupies the 111.796 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PITYROSPORUM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about pityrosporum

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PITYROSPORUM»

Discover the use of pityrosporum in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to pityrosporum and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Textbook of Atopic Dermatitis
Bergbrant IM, Faergemann J. Variations of Pityrosporum orbicu- 27. lare in middle-aged and elderly individuals. Acta Derm Venereol 1988; 68: 537-40. 7. Bergbrant IM, Broberg A. Pityrosporum ovale culture from the 28. forehead of healthy ...
Sakari Reitamo, Thomas A. Luger, Martin Steinhoff, 2008
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Handbook of Microbiological Media, Third Edition
Pityrosporum Agar Composition per liter: Malt extract 40.0g Ox bile, dessicated 20.0g Agar 15.0g TweenTM 40 1 0.0g Glycerol monooleate 2.5g Preparation of Medium: Add components to distilled/deionized water and bring volume to 1.0L.
Ronald M. Atlas, 2004
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LIFE
Pityrosporum Ovale Causes Dandruff In this study, test tube and microscope proved that a savage little bottle-shaped germ, called Pityrosporum ovale, caused dandruff. It is always present on the scalp, in hair follicles, and dandruff scales.
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Human and Animal Relationships: Human and animal ...
J Zoo Wildl Med 27:271–274 Baxter M (1976) The association of Pityrosporum pachy- dermatis with the normal external ear canal of dogs and cats. J Small Anim Pract 17:231–234 Bayrou O, Pecquet C, Flahault A, Artigou C, Abuaf N, Ley - ...
Axel A. Brakhage, Peter F Zipfel, 2008
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LIFE
A queer germ called Pityrosporum ovale, bottle- shaped in outline and stubborn in character, causes dandruff. By inoculation, this savage invader has produced infection in guinea pigs, rabbits, and man. The remarkable discovery of ...
6
Clinical Mycology
Acneiform eruptions resulting from antibiotic administration. Arch Dermatol 100: 179-183, 1969 58. Back O, Faergemann J, Hørnquist R. Pityrosporum folliculitis: a common disease of the young and middle-aged. J Am Acad Dermtol12:56, 1985 ...
Elias J. Anaissie, Michael R. McGinnis, Michael A. Pfaller, 2009
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Infectious Diseases in Immunocompromised Hosts
Roberts, W., Pityrosporum orbiculare: incidence and distribution on clinically normal skin, Br. J. DermatoL, 81, 264, 1969. 25. Bell, L. M., Alpert, G., Slight, P. H. et al., Skin colonization of hospitalized and nonhospitalized infants with lipophilic  ...
Vassil St. Georgiev, 1997
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Pediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Mycotic infections are a more frequent isolation from hands, feet and the nail bed and involve Trichophy- ton rubrum and Pityrosporum species in dermatitis of the head (70% of cases in infants), neck, shoulders and mid-thorax, both involved in  ...
Arnaldo Cantani, 2008
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The Yeasts: A Taxonomic Study
?Pityrosporum ovale (Bizzozero) Castellani & Chalmers (1913) (no extant culture ) ?Saccharomyces sphaericus Bizzozero (1884) [non Saccharomyces sphaericus von Nageli (1879)] (no extant culture) ?Pityrosporum malassezii Sabouraud ...
Cletus Kurtzman, J.W. Fell, Teun Boekhout, 2011
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Malassezia and the Skin: Science and Clinical Practice
Subsequent studies by Panja however, recognised similarities between Malassezia and Pityrosporum and he suggested a single genus for these yeasts, naming them M. furfur and M. ovalis, with a third species, M. tropica, as a cause of a ...
Teun Boekhout, Eveline Guého-Kellermann, Peter Mayser, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PITYROSPORUM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term pityrosporum is used in the context of the following news items.
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Clinical pearls in pediatric dermatology
Another pearl on psoriasis patients is that we can often overlook or forget in the clinic that there is some data that pityrosporum can drive scalp ... «ModernMedicine, Jul 15»
2
Help available for adult acne
Another type of folliculitis, pityrosorum folliculitis, is an itchy rash caused by an overgrowth of a yeast, called pityrosporum, which grows in hair ... «Baltimore Sun, Jul 15»
3
Mycoses Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth …
Example of yeast fungi includes candida and pityrosporum. Molds are responsible for infection in internal organs that results in systemic ... «Medgadget.com, Jun 15»
4
Acne: how to treat it?
... bacteria including propionibacterium acnes, staphylococcus epidermidis and pityrosporum ovale. Propionibacterium acnes have the ability to ... «Nursing in Practice, Mar 15»
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Health Benefits: 5 healing properties and medicinal uses of raw garlic
Some herbalists also suggest that garlic may have dandruff healing properties due to its ability to fight Pityrosporum ovale (P. ovale), a small ... «Pulse Nigeria, Mar 15»
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Ask The Experts: The Truth About Black Women, Hair Loss and …
There is also sometimes a problem with a proliferation of pityrosporum ovale, which is also a resident micro flora of the piloserbaceous hair unit ... «Essence.com, Jan 15»
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Tips for the thrifty are revealed in a new book
... menthol and methyl salicylate, which are thought to be effective against the fungus pityrosporum ovale, which is the main cause of dandruff. «Express.co.uk, Nov 14»
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5 Hidden Dangers You Almost Certainly Didn't Know You're …
Overdosing on vitamin C affects reproduction of skin cells on the scalp, and increases the levels of pityrosporum ovale yeasts that cause flaky, ... «Marie Claire.co.uk, Dec 13»
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How to Treat Beard Dandruff
The jury is still out on the exact cause of dandruff, but it is believed that a mix of cold weather, stress, and a yeast called Pityrosporum ovale, ... «Men's Journal, Dec 13»
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The many faces of ECZEMA
Seborrheic eczema is an inflammatory disease in which a type of yeast (pityrosporum) has been proven to play a key role. These yeasts are ... «Jamaica Observer, Aug 12»

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