pachydermia

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pachydermia

[‚pak·ə′dər·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Abnormal thickening of the skin.
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Elephant skin has become one of the latest animal products to be touted as having medical properties, although there is no scientific support for those claims.
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The cases of elephant skin disease were successfully managed with oral antifungal and antibiotic administration along with regular use of topical antifungal shampoos.
Turn on the tap, wet hands, struggle with a bar of soap that's wrapped, mummy-like, in plastic the thickness and resistance of elephant skin.
John created one of his SAP holsters in beautiful brown leather with elephant skin trim and a matching magazine carrier.
Officers have discovered orchids being sold illegally, the hapless Komodo dragon seller and traders in elephant skin purses from India ( not genuine but, again, illegal to advertise.
The school is also authorised to accept animal products which can't legally be brought into this country such as ivory or anything made from elephant skin.
Leather goods such as boots and elephant skin briefcases may only be imported into the United States as personal effects.
Sealo the Seal Boy turns out to be a portrait of Virgil Thomson; the Armless Wonder, of Parker Tyler; Sitting Bull is Gertrude Stein; the Elephant Skin Girl, Leonor Fini.
Such patterns as Safari emulate a tanned leather look on a textured jacquard in a variety of colorways: ebony, cashew, moss, delft and mahogany, while Tangiers is a heat-transferred elephant skin design featured on both a jacquard and sheer.