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What is the definition or description of: thick skin?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Thick skin: The term thick skinned is used to refer to someone who is not easily upset by criticism. Some have used it to describe lack of empathy. A more literal definition is increased depth of the tissue lining the outer body.

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What is the definition or description of: Skin hardening?

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Skin hardening: Increased toughness of body's outer layer of tissue.
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What is the definition or description of: Skin thickening?

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Psychiatry 25 years experience
Skin thickening: Skin thickening. The skin is the outer tissue covering the exterior of the body. Increased skin depth can occur with some medical conditions.
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What is the definition or description of: Coarse skin?

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Coarse skin: Rough texture of outermost tissue covering the body.

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