ichthyosis

noun

ich·​thy·​o·​sis ˌik-thē-ˈō-səs How to pronounce ichthyosis (audio)
plural ichthyoses -ˌsēz How to pronounce ichthyosis (audio)
: any of several diseases usually of hereditary origin characterized by rough, thick, and scaly skin

called also fishskin disease

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“Ichthyosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ichthyosis. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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