ichthyophthirius

[ ik-thee-of-theer-ee-uhs ]
/ ˌɪk θi ɒfˈθɪər i əs /

noun

ich.

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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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