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ich·thy·o·sis

 (ĭk′thē-ō′sĭs)
n.
Any of a group of chiefly genetic disorders that are characterized by dry, scaly, and often thickened skin.
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ichthyosis

(ˌɪkθɪˈəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) a congenital disease in which the skin is coarse, dry, and scaly. Also called: xeroderma Nontechnical name: fishskin disease
ichthyotic adj
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ich•thy•o•sis

(ˌɪk θiˈoʊ sɪs)

n.
a hereditary disorder of the outermost horny tissue characterized by dry, scaly skin.
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ichthyosis

a dermatologie condition in which the skin resembles fish scales. — ichthyotic, adj.
See also: Fish
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Noun1.ichthyosis - any of several congenital diseases in which the skin is dry and scaly like a fish
xeroderma, xerodermia - a mild form of ichthyosis characterized by abnormal dryness and roughness of the skin
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Translations
Ichthyosis

ich·thy·o·sis

n. ictiosis, dermatosis congénita caracterizada por sequedad y peladura escamosa esp. de las extremidades.
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ichthyosis

n ictiosis f
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References in periodicals archive ?
There were widespread serpiginous, erythematous patches with doubleedged peripheral scaling typical of ichthyosis linearis circumflexa on the body (Figure 1).
Over time, the erythroderma evolves into ichthyosis linearis circumflexa characterized by migratory, serpiginous, erythematous, patches/plaques with double-edged scales at the periphery [7].
This is especially so when specific features such as ichthyosis linearis circumflexa; sparse, short, and brittle hair; and trichorrhexis invaginata are not evident.