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[ik] /ɪk/

a disease of tropical fishes, characterized by small, white nodules on the fins, skin, and eyes, caused by a ciliate protozoan, Ichthyophthirius multifiliis.
[ik-thee-of-theer-ee-uh s] /ˌɪk θi ɒfˈθɪər i əs/


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