Medical Dictionary

ich

noun
variants: also

ick

\ˈik\play

Medical Definition of ich

plural

ichs

also

icks

  1. :  a severe dermatitis of freshwater fish caused by a protozoan of the genus Ichthyophthirius (I. multifiliis) and especially destructive in aquariums and hatcheries—called also ichthyophthiriasis, ichthyophthirius


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