Origin of callosity
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A callosity is a circumscribed thickening of the stratum cornium.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry
On the knee is a callosity, or round patch of bare hardened skin.Unexplored Spain
He wonders why a bare patch, and not a callosity, should not result from this innate, apparently hereditary habit.
They attributed the halting in the hind legs of a lamb to a callosity formed around the spinal cord.Old-Time Makers of Medicine
James J. Walsh
In the case of the Macartney marriage I suspect this to have been the only kind—a kind of callosity, protective and numbing.Love and Lucy
Maurice Henry Hewlett
- another name for callus (def. 1)
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- A localized thickening and enlargement of the horny layer of the skin.callus keratoma poroma tyloma
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