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Related to pachyderma: xanthoderma, dermatofibroma, pachyderma laryngis
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Noun1.pachyderma - thickening of the skin (usually unilateral on an extremity) caused by congenital enlargement of lymph vessel and lymph vessel obstruction
elephantiasis - hypertrophy of certain body parts (usually legs and scrotum); the end state of the disease filariasis


n. paquidermia. V.: elephantiasis
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Conochitina flamma Laufeld, Plectochitina pachyderma Laufeld, Anthochitina primula Nestor, Ramochitina nestorae Grahn, Bursachitina nana (Nestor) and Ancyrochitina mullinsi Nestor appear in this biozone, although the occurrence of these species is rather sporadic.
Sites in Yakutat Bay, distal to Hubbard Glacier, contain Elphidium, Cassidulina, Buccella, Nonionella, Fissurina, Adercotryma, Cribrostomoides, Spiroplectammina, and Reophax, This increased diversity and the presence of planktonic species, Neogloboquadrina pachyderma, is consistent with greater marine influence from the Gulf of Alaska.