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callosity


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Callosity  \Cal*los"i*ty\,  n.;  pl  {Callosities}.  [L.  callasitas 
  cf  F.  calost['e].] 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  callosity 
  n  :  an  area  of  skin  that  is  thick  or  hard  from  continual 
  pressure  or  friction  (as  the  sole  of  the  foot)  [syn:  {callus}] 




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