pachyderma

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pachyderma

 [pak″e-der´mah]
abnormal thickening of the skin. adj., adj pachyder´matous.
pachyderma circumscrip´tum (pachyderma laryn´gis) localized warty epithelial thickenings on the vocal cords.

pach·y·der·ma

(pak'ē-der'mă),
Abnormally thick skin.
See also: elephantiasis.
Synonym(s): pachydermatosis
[pachy- + G. derma, skin]

pachyderma

/pachy·der·ma/ (-der´mah) abnormal thickening of the skin.pachyder´matous

pachyderma

[-dur′mə]
an overgrowth or thickening of the skin and subcutaneous tissues.

pachyderma

A nonspecific term for leathery subcutaneous induration due to an accumulation of inelastic connective tissue, as occurs in acromegaly, or due to accumulation of protein-rich mucin, collagen and fibroblasts, as occurs in myxoedema.

pach·y·der·ma

(pak'ē-dĕr'mă)
Abnormally thick skin.
See also: elephantiasis
[pachy- + G. derma, skin]

pachyderma

abnormal thickening of the skin.

pachyderma vesicae
thickening of the mucous membrane of the bladder.
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