elephantiasic


elephantiasic
el·e·phan·ti·as·ic .el-ə-.fan-tē-'as-ik, -fən-'tī-ə-(.)sik adj affected with or characteristic of elephantiasis

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  • elephantiasic — el·e·phan·ti·as·ic …   English syllables

  • elephantiasic — |elə|fantē|asik; fən.|tīəˌsik, ˌfan.| adjective Etymology: New Latin elephantiasis + English ic : affected with or characteristic of elephantiasis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Elephantiasis — Lymphatic filariasis, a mosquito borne parasitic disease caused by tiny thread like worms that live in the human lymph system. Best known from dramatic photos of people with grossly enlarged or swollen arms and legs. The parasitic worms… …   Medical dictionary