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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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.
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.
He and his co-workers tracked sea-surface temperature changes through the past 90,000 years by checking ocean sediment cores for the abundance of Neogloboquadrina pachyderma, the main zooplankton in surface water, whose numbers increase as the water cools.
9G) was found in Ohesaare and Kolka; and Plectochitina pachyderma (Laufeld) (Fig.