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  • adj. Pertaining to an abnormal or pathological thickening or hardening of a part; increasing the thickness; relating to pachynsis.


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  • Pachyntic means 1. of a medication: having the effect of thickening bodily fluids; 2. fleshy, fat; 3. relating to or characterized by abnormal thickening (Oxford English Dictionary).

    July 10, 2011