ichthyosis

noun
ich·​thy·​o·​sis | \ ˌik-thē-ˈō-səs How to pronounce ichthyosis (audio) \
plural ichthyoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce ichthyosis (audio) \

Medical Definition of ichthyosis

: any of several diseases usually of hereditary origin characterized by rough, thick, and scaly skin

called also fishskin disease

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ichthyosiform

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ichthyosis hystrix gravior

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“Ichthyosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ichthyosis. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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