ichthyosis vulgaris

noun
ichthyosis vul·​gar·​is | \ -ˌvəl-ˈgar-əs How to pronounce ichthyosis vulgaris (audio) \

Medical Definition of ichthyosis vulgaris

: the common hereditary form of ichthyosis that is inherited as an autosomal dominant trait

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“Ichthyosis vulgaris.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ichthyosis%20vulgaris. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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