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Medical Term:

endothrix

Pronunciation: en'do-thriks

Definition: Fungal spores (conidia) invading the interior of a hair shaft; there is no conspicuous external sheath of spores, as there is with ectothrix.

[endo- + G. thrix, hair]

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