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callosity

[kuh-los-i-tee] /kəˈlɒs ɪ ti/
noun, plural callosities.
1.
a callous condition.
2.
Botany. a hardened or thickened part of a plant.
3.
Pathology, callus (def 1a).
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English calosite < Late Latin callōsitās, equivalent to callōs(us) callous + -itās -ity
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  • No significant plantar callosity formation was noted.
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callosity

/kəˈlɒsɪtɪ/
noun (pl) -ties
1.
hardheartedness
2.
another name for callus (sense 1)
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callosity in Medicine

callosity cal·los·i·ty (kə-lŏs'ĭ-tē)
n.
A localized thickening and enlargement of the horny layer of the skin. Also called callus, keratoma, poroma, tyloma.

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