pachydermia

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pachydermia

(ˌpækɪˈdɜːmɪə)
n
(Pathology) pathol an abnormal thickening of the skin
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pachydermia

abnormal thickening of the skin. Cf. pachymenia. — pachydermic, adj.
See also: Skin
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