ichthyotic

ichthyosis

[ik-thee-oh-sis]
noun Pathology.
a hereditary skin disease in which the epidermis continuously flakes off in large scales or plates.

Origin:
1805–15; < Neo-Latin; see ichthy(o)-, -osis

ichthyotic [ik-thee-ot-ik] , adjective
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ichthyosis (ˌɪkθɪˈəʊsɪs)
 
n
Also called: xeroderma, Nontechnical name: fishskin disease a congenital disease in which the skin is coarse, dry, and scaly
 
ichthyotic
 
adj

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ichthyosis ich·thy·o·sis (ĭk'thē-ō'sĭs)
n.
A congenital, often hereditary skin disease characterized by dry, thickened, scaly skin. Also called alligator skin, fish skin, fishskin disease, ichthyosis sauroderma.

ichthyotic ich·thy·ot·ic (ĭk'thē-ŏt'ĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or characterized by ichthyosis.

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