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1. elephantiasis

noun. ['ˌɛlɪfənˈtaɪəsɪs'] hypertrophy of certain body parts (usually legs and scrotum); the end state of the disease filariasis.

Synonyms

  • hypertrophy
  • nevoid elephantiasis
  • elephantiasis scroti
  • pachyderma
  • chyloderma

Etymology

  • elephas (Latin)
  • -iasis (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word elephantiasis


1. Noun, singular or mass
Diseases like elephantiasis are cause by nematodes.

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