fish-skin disease
ichthyosis (a congenital skin disease in humans where the epidermis becomes hard, rough and scaly. Also called fish-scale disease)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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

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