a disease of tropical fishes, characterized by small, white nodules on the fins, skin, and eyes, caused by a ciliate protozoan, Ichthyophthirius multifiliis.

Origin of ich

Also called ichthyophthirius, ichthyophthirius disease.
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  • But Perez held up his hand and stopped him, “Ich darf es ahf kapores.”

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