clavus

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a hard thickening of the skin (especially on the top or sides of the toes) caused by the pressure of ill-fitting shoes

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Formation of an erect mesoscutellar spine leads to a decrease in size of the mesoscutellar disc, loss of its coaptation with forewing clavi and concurrent loss of the claval commissure and claval angles that became unnecessary.
37) "Revera viscera tua penetrat gladius, configunt animam tuam lancea & clavi, laneant mentem tuam spinarum aculei, lacerat cor tuum aspectus amorosi filii tui" (Herp, 31, fol.
71,12: cum posset in omnibus decuriis Romae esse, tamen noluit and Velleius (2,88,2) on Maecenas: non minus Agrippa Caesari carus, sed minus honoratus--quippe vixit angusti clavi plene contentus--nec minora consequi potuit, sed non tam concupivit.
Surgery can correct the deformity and/or remove the exostoses causing the intractable clavi (corns).
Potato ring rot is caused by the bacterium Clavi bacter Michiganensis sepedonicus and is a serious non-established disease of potatoes.