International Classification of Health Problems in Primary Care
1. . abbreviation 1. ichthyology ichthyology
[ik-tham-awl, -ol; ik-thuh-mawl, -mol] /ɪkˈθæm ɔl, -ɒl; ˈɪk θəˌmɔl, -ˌmɒl/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a viscous, reddish-brown to brownish-black substance, obtained by the destructive distillation of bituminous shales, used in medicine chiefly as an antiseptic, analgesic, and local stimulant in skin disorders.
[ik-thee-ik] /ˈɪk θi ɪk/ adjective 1. . /ˈɪkθɪɪk/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of fishes
1. a combining form meaning “fish,” used in the formation of compound words: ichthyology. combining form 1. indicating or relating to fishes: ichthyology ichthyo- or ichthy- pref. Fish: ichthyoid.