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Any of a group of chiefly genetic disorders that are characterized by dry, scaly, and often thickened skin.
(Pathology) a congenital disease in which the skin is coarse, dry, and scaly. Also called: xeroderma Nontechnical name: fishskin disease
ich•thy•o•sis(ˌɪk θiˈoʊ sɪs)
a hereditary disorder of the outermost horny tissue characterized by dry, scaly skin.
a dermatologie condition in which the skin resembles fish scales. — ichthyotic, adj.See also: Fish
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|Noun||1.||ichthyosis - any of several congenital diseases in which the skin is dry and scaly like a fish|
congenital disease, genetic abnormality, genetic defect, genetic disease, genetic disorder, hereditary condition, hereditary disease, inherited disease, inherited disorder - a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically
n. ictiosis, dermatosis congénita caracterizada por sequedad y peladura escamosa esp. de las extremidades.