What is elephantiasis?

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ANSWER #1 of 7

It's when nematode worms block the lymphatic vessels, usuall in the legs or genitals that causes extreme enlargment o the infected area.

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Nematodes probably go hand-in-hand with the hookworms you're learning about.

ANSWER #2 of 7

Elephantiasis is a disease that is characterized by the thickening of the skin and underlying tissues, especially in the legs and male genitals.

ANSWER #3 of 7

oh okay thankss

ANSWER #4 of 7

Welcome. :)

ANSWER #5 of 7

You always answer right before me. I feel like we're in a race :)

ANSWER #6 of 7

Haha, really? I've never noticed. We're both on a roll today, I guess. :D

ANSWER #7 of 7

when everythin is huge its like a deformity

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