What does Beard ringworm mean?

Beard ringworm meaning in Medical Dictionary

A superficial fungal disease of your skin, influencing the bearded area of the face and throat, with swellings and noted crusting, frequently with irritation, occasionally evoking the hair to split down. In the times when men went to the barber each day for a shave, this condition was known as barber's itch. Also referred to as tinea barbae.