alligator skin


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Related to alligator skin: ichthyosis, alligator hide

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]
(1) Ichthyosis

(2) Ichthyosiform dermatosis

alligator skin

Severe scaling of the skin with formation of thick plates resembling the hide of an alligator. See: ichthyosis
See also: skin
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To capitalize on the popularity of alligator skins in fashion, the team of surveyors is visiting designers and manufacturers, both domestically and internationally, and studying the possibility of a media campaign aimed at upscale customers.
We will be launching our third handcrafted collection on Nokia 8800 with alligator skin and gold plated in the middle of September.
Three cities - Eugene, Springfield and Cottage Grove - already have imposed their own gasoline taxes of 3 cents per gallon to raise additional revenue to fill potholes and replace damaged surfaces that they say look more like alligator skin than asphalt.
They also discovered an alligator skin bag full of documents including a woman's landing card and insurance document, still readable.
Also known as resin, kish or soot, they often appear as adherent, shiny "wrinkled" deposits of carbon resembling alligator skin on or just under the surface formed by the cope mold or top of the core.
13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- After a near 70-year hiatus, the Bianca Mosca fashion brand, known for meticulously handmade alligator skin bags, wallets and accessories is to be revived by London based fashion entrepreneurs Timothy de Rosen and Leslie Kent.
One version of the wallet offered is actually made with authentic alligator skin that was legally caught by Paul's son Levi in the south Brevard County marshes and tanned by Paul himself in his Merritt Island home backyard.
The 175million dollar owner's range will include handbags and purses made of ultra-luxurious python skin, alligator skin and Nappa leather with gold studs or Swarovski crystals details.
Their top design is an pounds 18,000 pair of alligator skin slippers - boasting white gold buckles studded with 36 diamonds - which experts dubbed the world's priciest shoes.
Snakeskin, leopard print, and alligator skin were the stars of the show when it came to purses.
The strap is typically made in calfskin or alligator skin, with cord seaming, secured to the aluminium box through four screws in polished titanium that secure the watch, making it water tight up to a pressure of 5 atmospheres.
Shiny, iridescent clutches with pink or pearly-white tones lend an ethereal look to an evening dress, while a faux alligator skin or snakeskin clutch supplies the owner with effortless edginess.