[ ik-thee-of-theer-ee-uhs ]
/ ˌɪk θi ɒfˈθɪər i əs /
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What does “clement” mean?
Also called ichthyophthirius disease .
Origin of ichthyophthirius
<New Latin, the protozoan genus causing the disease, equivalent to ichthyo-ichthyo- + -phthirius<Greek phtheír louse
Words nearby ichthyophthirius
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Example sentences from the Web for ichthyophthirius
Ichthyophthirius alone causes epidemics among Fishes, and Balantidium coli has been observed in intestinal disease in Man.