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a.1.(Zool.) Resembling an elephant in form or appearance.
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3,4 Particularly papain present in fruit, leaves and seeds is an important proteolytic enzyme that can be used in protein digestion, arthritis, poultice into nervous pains, elephantoid growths and intestinal worms, increase immune system and may also promote the release of natural chemicals that attack tumour cells.
1,2] In 1709, Clarke called elephantoid legs in Cochin as Malabar legs.
Reduction procedures include removal of subcutaneous elephantoid tissue and closure of wound either by preservation of overlying skin flaps or by free skin graft or rotational flaps.