Callosity

A callosity is another name for callus, a piece of skin that has become thickened as a result of repeated contact and friction. == Monkeys == When occurring on an animal`s buttocks, as with baboons, they are specifically called ischial callosities. They enable the monkeys to sleep sitting upright on thin branches, beyond reach of predators, witho....
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callosity

(kә-los´ĭ-te) callus (def. 1).
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callosity

[n] - an area of skin that is thick or hard from continual pressure or friction (as the sole of the foot)
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Callosity

• (n.) A hard or thickened spot or protuberance; a hardening and thickening of the skin or bark of a part, eps. as a result of continued pressure or friction.
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callosity

noun an area of skin that is thick or hard from continual pressure or friction (as the sole of the foot)
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Callosity

Cal·los'i·ty noun ; plural Callosities . [ Latin callasitas ; confer French calosté .] A hard or thickened spot or protuberance; a hardening and thickening of the skin or bark of a part, eps. as a result of continued pressure or friction.
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callosity

A circumscribed thickening of the keratin layer of the epidermis as a result of repeated friction or intermittent pressure. ... Synonym: callositas, callus, keratoma, poroma, tyle, tyloma. ... Origin: L. Fr. Callosus, thick-skinned ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Callosity

a hard bump
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Callosity

a hard bump
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Callosity

A thickened and hardened part or protuberance.
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Callosity

An area of roughened skin or horny growth on the head of a Right Whale.
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Callosity

Area of roughened skin or horny growth on the head of a right whale.
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callosity

callosity 1. A localized thickening and enlargement of the horny layer of the skin. 2. The osseous material woven between the ends of a fractured bone that is ultimately replaced by true bone in the healing process.
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Callosity

Callosity is any thickened or hardened part of the human skin caused by pressure and friction. The term is also applied to the natural cutaneous thickenings on the buttocks of monkeys.
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Callosity

Callosity: Synonymous with callus. Both callus and callosity are derived from the Latin callum meaning thick skin.
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callosity

Type: Term Pronunciation: ka-los′i-tē Definitions: 1. A circumscribed thickening of the keratin layer of the epidermis as a result of repeated friction or intermittent pressure. Synonyms: callus1, keratoma1, poroma1
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