Definition of Ichthyosis simplex
Ichthyosis simplex: Excessively dry skin with scaling. This comes from the Greek word "Ichthys" for fish (scales).Also called xeroderma. See: Xeroderma. See also: Ichthyosis vulgaris.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
Last Editorial Review: 5/12/2014
Medically reviewed by Martin Zipser, MD; Board Certified: Surgery
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