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

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For mild hyperkeratosis, emollients and keratolytics like salicylic acid, urea, benzoic acid, propylene glycol may help along with comfortable footwear to reduce callosities and blistering.
2002) The impact of callosities on the magnitude and duration of plantar pressure in patients with diabetes mellitus.
Much of the detective's success lies in his ability to hunt for the detail that will subsequently provide the clue, be it "a man's finger nails, by his coat-sleeve, by his boot, by his trouser knees, by the callosities of his forefinger and thumb, by his expression, by his shirt cuffs" (STUD: 12).
The callosities form a unique pattern, like fingerprints, and can be used to tell the whales apart.
Perhaps it was naive to anticipate that Marais and devotee Ardrey would present elementary details such as that baboons have red eyes, cinked tails, their rumps show pink callosities, and in times of dearth that they do cannibalise their own progeny.
The ventral valve has small teeth joining with callosities along the interior sides of the delthyrium; in the posterior part of the delthyrium the teeth are supported by short subparallel dental plates which merge anteriorly with septa bounding laterally the short muscle field (Fig.
Added to this is the damage to all soft tissues of the patient's body by changes of 'Non Enzymatic Glycation' which leads to loss of elasticity of the foot muscles, tendons, ligaments, splinting of joints, limited joint mobility, foot and toe abnormalities, increased plantar pressures, increased propensity for callosities, ulcerations and limb and life threatening infections.
Elytra with fine, short setae on narrow intervals and on subapical callosities (seen by tipping back specimen); pronotal lateral margins sinuately constricted at base; southern Mexico, Guatemala D.
Vertex with 2 (1 + 1) medial parallel rows of granules, flanked by 2 (1 + 1) large callosities.
planter aspect of first toe, head of first, third and fifth metatarsals, heel and dorsum of foot, avoiding callosities, corns and ulcers, for touch and tuning fork for vibration sense.
Body pale tinged reddish, except antennae, eyes, a small rounded spot on middle of each corium castaneous; head, legs, callosities of pronotum reddish; anterior margin of pronotum, tip of scutellum white; membrane of hemelytra-dull white.
5 mm, connate at the base for 10-11 mm, white toward the base, greenish at the central-apical portion except for the blue to purple 7-10 mm distal portion, erect except for the slightly suberect-recurved apex at anthesis, slightly twisted-flaccidescent afterwards, not spirally-recoiled, bearing 2 longitudinal callosities about equaling the filaments; filaments ca.
They have very large heads with prominent wart-like growths called callosities.
Since each right whale--so named because whalers thought that they were the "right" whales to hunt since they floated when dead--has a different-shaped patch, callosities are used to identify individual whales.