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elephantiasis

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CIDE DICTIONARY

elephantiasisn. [L., fr. Gr. , from 'ele`fas, 'ele`fantos, an elephant.].
     A disease of the skin, in which it become enormously thickened, and is rough, hard, and fissured, like an elephant's hide.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

elephantiasis, n. gross enlargement of the body, esp. the limbs, due to lymphatic obstruction esp. by a nematode parasite.

Etymology
L f. Gk (as ELEPHANT)

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