ichthyophthirius

[ ik-thee-of-theer-ee-uh s ]
/ ˌɪk θi ɒfˈθɪər i əs /
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noun

Origin of ichthyophthirius

< New Latin, the protozoan genus causing the disease, equivalent to ichthyo- ichthyo- + -phthirius < Greek phtheír louse
Also called ichthyophthirius disease.
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