- a hereditary skin disease in which the epidermis continuously flakes off in large scales or plates.
- a congenital disease in which the skin is coarse, dry, and scalyAlso called: xeroderma Nontechnical name: fishskin disease
1815, Modern Latin, from Greek ikhthys “fish” + -osis.
- Of, relating to, or characterized by ichthyosis.
- A congenital, often hereditary skin disease characterized by dry, thickened, scaly skin.alligator skin fish skin fishskin disease ichthyosis sauroderma