Origin of keloid
Examples from the Web for keloid
These keloid scars shrink and whiten in the course of a year or eighteen months.
The hard fibroma known as keloid is described with the affections of scars.
In rare instances the burned area becomes the seat of a peculiar overgrowth of fibrous tissue of the nature of keloid (p 401).
British Dictionary definitions for keloid
Word Origin for keloid
Word Origin and History for keloid
also cheloid, 1854, from French kéloïde, from Greek khele "crab claw, talon, cloven hoof" + -oides (see -oid). Related: Keloidal; cheloidal.