[ ik-thee-oh-sis ]
/ ˌɪk θiˈoʊ sɪs /
a hereditary skin disease in which the epidermis continuously flakes off in large scales or plates.
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OTHER WORDS FROM ichthyosisich·thy·ot·ic [ik-thee-ot-ik] /ˌɪk θiˈɒt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ichthyotic
/ (ˌɪkθɪˈəʊsɪs) /
a congenital disease in which the skin is coarse, dry, and scalyAlso called: xeroderma Nontechnical name: fishskin disease
Derived forms of ichthyosisichthyotic (ˌɪkθɪˈɒtɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for ichthyotic (1 of 2)
[ ĭk′thē-ŏt′ĭk ]
Of, relating to, or characterized by ichthyosis.
Medical definitions for ichthyotic (2 of 2)
[ ĭk′thē-ō′sĭs ]
A congenital, often hereditary skin disease characterized by dry, thickened, scaly skin.alligator skin fish skin fishskin disease ichthyosis sauroderma
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