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ich·thy·o·sis

(ik'thē-ō'sis),
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.
[ichthyo- + G. -osis, condition]

fish skin

(1) Ichthyosis vulgaris [MIM 146700].
(2) A nonspecific term for any ichthyosiform dermatosis.
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In addition, this study has consequently shown that adding algae species involving natural pigment materials to the feeds increases the total amount of carotenoids in tomato clown fish skins.
Additional studies have shown that some fish skins do not function like external tendons (Hebrank and Hebrank, 1986; Summers and Long, 2006).
Fish skin scales and fins are composed of a highly ordered three-dimensional structure of the extracellular matrix predominantly consisting of a type I collagen fibres and calcium-deficient hydroxyapatite (Zwarts et al.
Thin, desiccated sheets of silvery fish skin came piled on a plate with a serving of brandade, that southern European paste of salt cod and olive oil.
Now, studying zebrafish, a team of scientists have found that it is actually a mixture of substances, one of which has been identified as chondroitin sulfate, a type of sugar commonly found in fish skin.
Surprising materials: From gilt embellishment to fish skin, Lemoine seeks to innovate
Back in the 1960s, scientists looking at fish skin under microscopes discovered that the outside of a fish's slippery body is dotted with thousands of funny cells shaped like bowling pins.
Both the shoes and tote bags are very much in line with Lin's environmentally friendly approach to business -- an approach that in recent years has led her to use fish skin and raffia as replacements for leather.
Protecting hands, carefully add fish skin side down (it will spatter) and cook, occasionally basting flesh with oil, until skin is well browned and crisp, 3 to 4 minutes.
And the lure is covered in real fish skin - sewed together and glued to the lure.
Now put the fish skin, water, carrot and onion, in a saucepan filled with 200 ml water, bring to a simmer and cook gently for 20 minutes to make a stock for the sauce.