[ik-thee-oh-sis] /ˌɪk θiˈoʊ sɪs/
a hereditary skin disease in which the epidermis continuously flakes off in large scales or plates.
a congenital disease in which the skin is coarse, dry, and scaly Also called xeroderma Nontechnical name fishskin disease
1815, Modern Latin, from Greek ikhthys “fish” + -osis.
ichthyotic ich·thy·ot·ic (ĭk’thē-ŏt’ĭk)
Of, relating to, or characterized by ichthyosis.
ichthyosis ich·thy·o·sis (ĭk’thē-ō’sĭs)
A congenital, often hereditary skin disease characterized by dry, thickened, scaly skin. Also called alligator skin, fish skin, fishskin disease, ichthyosis sauroderma.
ichthyotoxism ich·thy·o·tox·ism (ĭk’thē-ō-tŏk’sĭz’əm) n. Poisoning by a toxic substance derived from fish. Also called ichthyism.
abbreviation 1. Imperial Chemical Industries language An extensible, interpretated language by Tim Long with syntax similar to C. ICI adds high-level garbage-collected associative data structures, exception handling, sets, regular expressions, and dynamic arrays. Libraries provide additional types and functions to support common needs such as I/O, simple databases, character based screen handling, direct access to […]
1. a suffix forming personal nouns denoting occupations: beautician; mortician. suffix 1. indicating a person skilled or involved in a subject or activity: physician, beautician
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