cheloid

cheloid

[kee-loid]
noun Pathology.
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cheloid (ˈkiːlɔɪd)
 
n
pathol a variant spelling of keloid
 
che'loidal
 
adj

keloid or cheloid (ˈkiːlɔɪd)
 
n
pathol a hard smooth pinkish raised growth of scar tissue at the site of an injury, tending to occur more frequently in dark-skinned races
 
[C19: from Greek khēlē claw]
 
cheloid or cheloid
 
n
 
[C19: from Greek khēlē claw]
 
ke'loidal or cheloid
 
adj
 
che'loidal or cheloid
 
adj

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