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

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]
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A los 2.300 m de profundidad, se encontraron 16 especies, donde el 92% de la abundancia total se conformo con cinco especies: Neogloboquadrina incompta (58%), Globigerina bulloides (18%), Globorotalia scitula (7%), Neogloboquadrina dutertrei (5%), Neogloboquadrina pachyderma (3%), las especies con menores abundancias (11) alcanzaron solo un 8% (Fig.
Neogloboquadrina incompta, Neogloboquadrina pachyderma, Globigerinita glutinata, Globorotalia inflata y Globigerina bulloides).
pachyderma have documented that ocean circulation is closely linked to the rapid changes in climate observed throughout much of the last glacial interval on earth and that many of these rapid oscillations in climate occur on time scales as short as several decades.
9G) was found in Ohesaare and Kolka; and Plectochitina pachyderma (Laufeld) (Fig.