ichthyosis simplex ichthyosis sim·plex (sĭm’plěks’)
See ichthyosis vulgaris.
- Ichthyosis uteri
ichthyosis uteri ichthyosis u·ter·i (yōō’tə-rī’) n. The transformation of the columnar epithelium of the endometrium into stratified squamous epithelium.
- Ichthyosis vulgaris
ichthyosis vulgaris ichthyosis vul·gar·is (vŭl-gâr’ĭs) n. An inherited condition appearing in childhood and characterized by fine scales on the trunk and extremities. Also called ichthyosis simplex.
[ik-thee-oh-sis] /ˌɪk θiˈoʊ sɪs/ noun, Pathology. 1. a hereditary skin disease in which the epidermis continuously flakes off in large scales or plates. /ˌɪkθɪˈəʊsɪs/ noun 1. a congenital disease in which the skin is coarse, dry, and scaly Also called xeroderma Nontechnical name fishskin disease n. 1815, Modern Latin, from Greek ikhthys “fish” + -osis. […]
ichthyotoxism ich·thy·o·tox·ism (ĭk’thē-ō-tŏk’sĭz’əm) n. Poisoning by a toxic substance derived from fish. Also called ichthyism.