pachy-, pacho-, pach-
(Greek: thick, dense; large, massive)
This element is used in the formation of botanical, zoological, and pathological or medical terms.
Having a thick or broad nose.
A thick-nosed lizard from Late Cretaceous Alberta, Canada; and Alaska. Named by U. S. fossil hunter Charles Mortram Sternberg (1885-1981) in 1950.
This nomenclature (thick lizard) is no longer recognized by scientists because they found that it described an animal that was previously given another name which is Plateosaurus. Named by German paleontologist Friedrich von Huene, 1908 or L. J. Fitzinger, in 1843 (?).
Having thick lines or rows.
Having hair that is thicker than normal.
The tube worm, a dominant deep-sea vent animal.