fishskin
Ichthyosis Ich`thy*o"sis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. 'ichqy`s fish.] (Med.) A disease in which the skin is thick, rough, and scaly; -- called also {fishskin}. -- {Ich`thy*ot"ic}, a. [1913 Webster]

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  • Fishskin — Fish skin , n. 1. The skin of a fish (dog fish, shark, etc.) [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) See {Ichthyosis}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fishskin — /fish skin /, n. Slang. 1. a condom. 2. a dollar bill. [1645 55, for literal sense; FISH + SKIN] * * * fishˈskin noun 1. The skin of a fish 2. (also fishskin disease) ichthyosis • • • Main Entry: ↑fish …   Useful english dictionary

  • fishskin — 1) the skin of a fish 2) a condom 3) a dollar bill …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fishskin — /fish skin /, n. Slang. 1. a condom. 2. a dollar bill. [1645 55, for literal sense; FISH + SKIN] * * * …   Universalium

  • fishskin — adj. skin of a fish; condom (Slang); dollar bill (Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fishskin disease — [fish′skin΄] n. ICHTHYOSIS * * * …   Universalium

  • fishskin disease — [fish′skin΄] n. ICHTHYOSIS …   English World dictionary

  • fishskin disease — ichthyosis (a congenital skin disease in humans where the epidermis becomes hard, rough and scaly. Also called fish scale disease) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fishskin grain — a grain in leather resembling fish skin …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fishskin disease — fish·skin disease .skin n ICHTHYOSIS …   Medical dictionary

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