Ichthyol


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Ich´thy`ol


n.1.(Chem.) An oily substance prepared by the dry distillation of a bituminous mineral containing fossil fishes. It is used in medicine as a remedy in some forms of skin diseases.
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Yn ystod ei phrofiad yn nyrsio yn y 50au defnyddid eli ichthyol yn gyson i drin llid ar y croen e.
Rivulus lyricauda, a new species from the Guyana shield in Eastern Venezuela (Cyprinodontiformes, Rivulidae) Ichthyol.
2005, "Effect of fermentation on apparent total and nutrient digestibility of linseed, Linum usitatissimum, meal in rohu, Labeo rohita, fingerlings", Acta Ichthyol.