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ichthyophthirius

[ik-thee-of-theer-ee-uh s] /ˌɪk θi ɒfˈθɪər i əs/
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Also called ichthyophthirius disease.
Origin of ichthyophthirius
< New Latin, the protozoan genus causing the disease, equivalent to ichthyo- ichthyo- + -phthirius < Greek phtheír louse
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