pachydermia

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pachydermia

[‚pak·ə′dər·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Abnormal thickening of the skin.
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The following year, he watched a 25ft-long hump with the texture of elephant skin gliding through the water.
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.