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Meaning of CALLOSITY

Pronunciation:  ku'lâsitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an area of skin that is thick or hard from continual pressure or friction (as the sole of the foot)
 

CALLOSITY is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: callus
 
 See Also: clavus, corn, hardening

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 

 

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