ichthyosis linearis circumscripta

[ lĭn′ē-ârĭs sûr′kəm-skrĭptə ]

n.

An inherited skin disorder present at birth or appearing in infancy, characterized by redness and scaling that moves from place to place about the body and shows a peripheral double-edged scale.

Nearby words

  1. imminence,
  2. imminent,
  3. imminently,
  4. immingham,
  5. immingle,
  6. immiserate,
  7. immiserize,
  8. immitigable,
  9. immittance,
  10. immix


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