It might be stricken with dry-rot, elephantiasis and plica polonica for ought I care.
You would have thought the whole ship's company was sickening for elephantiasis.
No one seems really to know the cause of the South Sea elephantiasis.
Fee-fee he had, which is the native for elephantiasis and which is pronounced fay-fay.
A monk came from Alexandria, Eulogius by name, bringing with him a man afflicted with elephantiasis.
This is the Anopheles, which "travels in" malaria and elephantiasis.
His legs were ponderous, elephantine, since his leg-illness was of elephantiasis, or dropsy.
Traces of elephantiasis have been discovered among his ascendants.
I have hitherto said nothing to show that the disease in Scotland was of the nature of Greek elephantiasis.
A sequel of chronic lymphangitis is a condition known as elephantiasis.
1580s, from Greek elephantos, genitive of elephas "elephant" (see elephant) + -iasis "pathological or morbid condition." It refers to two diseases, one characterized by thickening of a body part (E. Arabum), the other, older meaning is "disease characterized by skin resembling an elephant's" (E. Græcorum, also called Egyptian leprosy).
elephantiasis el·e·phan·ti·a·sis (ěl'ə-fən-tī'ə-sĭs)
Chronic, often extreme enlargement and hardening of cutaneous and subcutaneous tissue, especially of the legs and external genitals, resulting from lymphatic obstruction and usually caused by infestation of the lymph glands and vessels with a filarial worm.