pachydermia

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pachydermia

[‚pak·ə′dər·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Abnormal thickening of the skin.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Beyond that, Chinese citizens have to be educated about wildlife product consumption, including shark fins, tiger parts, bear gallbladder, elephant skin and blood, and much more, which have no known scientific value.
The report -- "Skinned: the Growing Appetite for Asian Elephants" -- also said that China's State Forestry Administration has apparently licensed some products that contain elephant skin.
Dendrites grow on the grain surface and create the characteristic "elephant skin" texture.
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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Bowman emerged from this period with a new love for decorative surfaces, specific obsessions about the evolutionary elegance of hooves, the surprising roughness of elephant skin and the desire to translate all of this into the aesthetic essence of her own ceramic sculpture.
Her leg got worse and worse, with open ulcers, swelling and "elephant skin" forcing her into a wheelchair.
took home the Gold for designing and supplying a custom square-shaped airless component to Drunk Elephant Skin Care.
Materials can vary from calf leather, to exotic skins (python, water snake, elephant skin, etc.), and some couture fabrics such as lace and satin, all depending on the design.
Elephant skin disease is primarily a skin disease of dogs caused by yeast Malassezia pachydermatis characterized by lichenification of skin along with seborrhea and foul smelling (Miller et al, 2013).
Where the lowering water levels of the reservoir left their mark in ripples and ridges, the cliff sides were as gray and wrinkled as elephant skin. On the flats, tiny raccoon footprints showed animals even now were exploring the new landscape.