pachy-, pacho-, pach-
(Greek: thick, dense; large, massive)
This element is used in the formation of botanical, zoological, and pathological or medical terms.
These boneheads were strange bipeds with thick skulls. These might have served as crash-helmets to protect the brain when rival males banged heads.
A thick-headed lizard from Late Cretaceous Montana. Named by paleontologist Barnum Brown (1873-1963) and Schlaikjer in 1943.
Thickness of the bile which is the digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder and aids in the digestion of fats.
A thick-rib lizard from Middle Jurassic Europe. Named by David Martill and Sibylle Noe in 1996.
An abnormal thickening of the fingers and/or toes.