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alligator skin

alligator skin in Medicine

alligator skin n.
See ichthyosis.

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  • It looks to me like alligator skin was going out of fashion.

    The Jack-Knife Man Ellis Parker Butler
  • The bark of the dogwood is checkered like alligator skin but with deep furrows that make it very rough.

    Trees Worth Knowing Julia Ellen Rogers
  • A little tree with alligator skin bark grows North and South, and chiefly in the eastern half of the country.

    Trees Every Child Should Know Julia Ellen Rogers
  • The wallet was evidently an expensive one: alligator skin lined with Russian leather.

    The Carter Girls Nell Speed
  • From their leather waist belt hung a short, heavy machete or sabre, and an alligator skin case of Dutch hunting knives.

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