ichthyosis vulgaris ichthyosis vul·gar·is (vŭl-gâr’ĭs)
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.
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