nevoid elephantiasis

noun
thickening of the skin (usually unilateral on an extremity) caused by congenital enlargement of lymph vessel and lymph vessel obstruction
Syn: ↑pachyderma
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  • pachyderma — noun thickening of the skin (usually unilateral on an extremity) caused by congenital enlargement of lymph vessel and lymph vessel obstruction • Syn: ↑nevoid elephantiasis • Hypernyms: ↑elephantiasis, ↑genetic disease, ↑genetic disorder, ↑genetic …   Useful english dictionary

  • pachyderma — (p[a^]k [i^]*d[ e]r m[.a]), n. (Med.) An abnormal thickening of the skin (usually unilateral on an extremity) caused by congenital enlargement of lymph vessel and lymph vessel obstruction. Syn: pachydermatosis, pachydermia, nevoid elephantiasis.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pachydermatosis — pach*y*der ma*to sis (p[a^]k*[i^]*d[ e]r m[.a]*t[=o] s[i^]s), n. (Med.) Same as {pachyderma}. Syn: pachyderma, pachydermia, nevoid elephantiasis. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pachydermia — pach y*der mi*a (p[a^]k [i^]*d[ e]r m[i^]*[.a][i^]s), n. (Med.) Same as {pachyderma}. Syn: pachydermatosis, pachyderma, nevoid elephantiasis. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • congenital disease — noun a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically • Syn: ↑genetic disease, ↑genetic disorder, ↑genetic abnormality, ↑genetic defect, ↑inherited disease, ↑inherited disorder, ↑hereditary disease, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genetic abnormality — noun a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically • Syn: ↑genetic disease, ↑genetic disorder, ↑genetic defect, ↑congenital disease, ↑inherited disease, ↑inherited disorder, ↑hereditary disease, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genetic defect — noun a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically • Syn: ↑genetic disease, ↑genetic disorder, ↑genetic abnormality, ↑congenital disease, ↑inherited disease, ↑inherited disorder, ↑hereditary disease, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genetic disease — noun a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically • Syn: ↑genetic disorder, ↑genetic abnormality, ↑genetic defect, ↑congenital disease, ↑inherited disease, ↑inherited disorder, ↑hereditary disease, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genetic disorder — noun a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically • Syn: ↑genetic disease, ↑genetic abnormality, ↑genetic defect, ↑congenital disease, ↑inherited disease, ↑inherited disorder, ↑hereditary disease, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hereditary condition — noun a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically • Syn: ↑genetic disease, ↑genetic disorder, ↑genetic abnormality, ↑genetic defect, ↑congenital disease, ↑inherited disease, ↑inherited disorder, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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