ichthyosis

[n] - any of several congenital diseases in which the skin is fishlike (dry and scaly)
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Ichthyosis

a variety of diseases in which the skin is dry and scaly
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Ichthyosis

Ichthyosis: Dry, rectangular scales on the skin. Like fish scales. From the Greek 'ichthys' meaning fish. Ichthyosis is not one but rather a group of skin disorders characterized by noninflammatory scaling of the skin. Many different metaphors have been used to describe the appearance and texture of the skin in the various types and stages of ichth
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Ichthyosis

Ich`thy·o'sis noun [ New Latin , from Greek 'ichqy`s fish.] (Medicine) A disease in which the skin is thick, rough, and scaly; -- called also fishskin . -- Ich`thy*ot'ic adjective
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ichthyosis

<dermatology> A group of cutaneous disorders characterised by increased or aberrant keratinisation, resulting in noninflammatory scaling of the skin. Many different metaphors have been used to describe the appearance and texture of the skin in the various types and stages of ichthyosis, for example alligator, collodion, crocodile, fish and po
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ichthyosis

(ik″the-o´sis) any in a group of skin disorders characterized by increased or aberrant keratinization, resulting in dryness, roughness, and scaliness of the skin. Many different metaphors have been used to describe the various types and stages of ichthyosis, such as alligator, collodion, crocodile, fish, and porcu...
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Ichthyosis

• (n.) A disease in which the skin is thick, rough, and scaly; -- called also fishskin.
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ichthyosis

a hereditary condition involving dryness and scaliness of the skin brought about by excessive growth of the horny outermost covering of the skin. The ... [1 related articles]
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ichthyosis

(ichthy- + -osis) a group of cutaneous disorders characterized by increased or aberrant keratinization, resulting in noninflammatory scaling of the skin. Many different metaphors have been used to describe the appearance and texture of the skin in the various types and stages of ichthyosis, e.g. alligator, collodion, crocodile, fish, and porcupine.
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ichthyosis

ichthyosis, ichthyotic, ichthyotoxic 1. A keratinization disorder identified by dryness and noninflammatory fishskin-like scaling of the skin. 2. A disease that causes the skin to become dry, thick, and scaly.
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Ichthyosis

Ichthyosis (plural Ichthyoses) is a heterogeneous family of at least 28, generalized, mostly genetic skin disorders. All types of ichthyosis have dry, thickened, scaly or flaky skin. In many types there is cracked skin, which is said to resemble the scales on a fish; the word ichthyosis comes from the Ancient Greek ιχθύς (ichthys), meaning ".
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Ichthyosis

Ichthyosis is a skin disease, in which the surface of the skin is dry, hard, rough, and greyish in colour, and the upper layers of the epidermis are shed in scaly fragments. The disease is sometimes congenital and hereditary, and its manifestation and extent are often determined by want of cleanliness and by poor diet.
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Ichthyosis

Ichthyosis or fish-skin disease is a roughness and thickening of the skin, portions of which become hard and scaly, and occasionally corneous, with a tendency to excrescences. This disease seldom yields permanently to any plan of treatment.
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ichthyosis

Type: Term Pronunciation: ik′thē-ō′sis Definitions: 1. Congenital disorders of keratinization characterized by noninflammatory dryness and scaling of the skin, often associated with other defects and with abnormalities of lipid metabolism; distinguishable genetically, clinically, microscopically, and by epidermal cell kinetics
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Ichthyosis

A hereditary or acquired skin condition characterized by noninflammatory or inflammatory dryness and scaling of the skin.
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Ichthyosis

Any of several hereditary or congenital skin conditions
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Ichthyosis

Any of several hereditary or congenital skin conditions
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