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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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"While we were naturally apprehensive of making the first attempt at this revolutionary technique, what we knew about fish skin grafts suggested that they could work in her case so we were determined to give it a try."
In Nigeria designs featuring one of the most popular natural materials sourced from oceans and lakes for "blue fashion" is fish skin.
Then I learn that fish skins are often a co-product--fish processors have many co-products that aren't frequently purchased by local restaurant chains or groceries.
The wafting aroma of fish skin crackling over coals never smelled better and the place was an instant hit.
But the cub is recovering well after vets used fish skins to repair her damaged feet.
Speaking to Muscat Daily , Rabakhi said, 'Our project is about 'Studying the effects of tilapia fish skin in the treatment of burns'.
European scientists discovered that by capturing and extracting the collagen from fresh-water fish skin in the early stages of the developmental process, the result was a biologically active, collagen hydrate that quickly penetrates human skin.
As an alternative medical treatment, veterinarians from University of California at Davis confirmed Wednesday that it used bandages made of fish skin and corn-husk to care for two rescued bears' fire burns. 
Brazilian doctors use fish skin to treat burn victims.
The musicians of mawwal play rababa, a double-stringed spike fiddle made from half of a coconut shell covered with fish skin and a bow strung with horse hair; the kawala, an end-blown, oblique flute with six holes; and the arghoul, an ancient double clarinet characterized by two pipes of unequal length.