Pronunciation: (fā'vus), [key]
—pl. fa•vus•es for 1, fa•viPronunciation: (fā'vī) [key] for 2.
1. Pathol.a skin disease, esp. of the scalp, characterized by dry yellow encrustations that have an unpleasant odor, usually caused by the fungus Trichophyton schoenleinii.
2. a hexagonal paving tile or stone.
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