Definitions for callositykəˈlɒs ɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cal•los•i•tykəˈlɒs ɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.

  1. a callous condition.

  2. a hardened or thickened part of a plant.

    Category: Botany

  3. Category: Pathology

    Ref: callus (def. 1a). 1 1

Origin of callosity:

1375–1425; late ME < LL

Princeton's WordNet

  1. callosity, callus(noun)

    an area of skin that is thick or hard from continual pressure or friction (as the sole of the foot)

  2. unfeelingness, callousness, callosity, hardness, insensibility(noun)

    devoid of passion or feeling; hardheartedness

Wiktionary

  1. callosity(Noun)

    A callus

  2. callosity(Noun)

    A callous demeanour; insensitivity or hardheartedness

Webster Dictionary

  1. Callosity(noun)

    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

Freebase

  1. Callosity

    A callosity is another name for callus, a piece of skin that has become thickened as a result of repeated contact and friction.

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