lymphocystis disease

lym·​pho·​cys·​tis disease | \ ¦lim(p)fə¦sistə̇s- \

Definition of lymphocystis disease

: a skin disease of the walleye that is characterized by ulceration and the formation of irregular pinkish lumps in skin and fins and is usually held to be of virus origin

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History and Etymology for lymphocystis disease

New Latin lymphocystis, from lymph- + Greek kystis bladder, pouch

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“Lymphocystis disease.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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