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ichthyosis

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noun ich·thy·o·sis \ˌik-thē-ˈō-səs\

Medical Definition of ichthyosis

plural

ichthyoses

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  1. :  any of several diseases usually of hereditary origin characterized by rough, thick, and scaly skin—called also fishskin disease


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