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Synonyms for callus

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

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bony tissue formed during the healing of a fractured bone

(botany) an isolated thickening of tissue, especially a stiff protuberance on the lip of an orchid

cause a callus to form on

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form a callus or calluses

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CONQUER CORNS AND CALLUSES -- Perhaps you wore your boots during
Unlike calluses, warts hurt more when pinched than when pressed, and they interrupt the skin lines like islands in a rippling pond, while calluses have continuous "fingerprints.
Most often, recurrent blister sites toughen benignly into calluses and that's the end of it.
As rough spots on the soles are caused by concentrated pressure, it may take a few sessions of gentle rubbing before the calluses eventually decide to disappear.
The initial calluses were induced from internodes and leaves of two varieties, taken from vitroplants of four to five weeks of growth.
Obvious pains like Socha's, or merely visible imperfections like black toenails or calluses, often indicate imbalances that can lead to injury.
The This Morning star tweeted her relief yesterday after the procedure to remove the vocal fold calluses, also called singer's nodes.
They'd been hiding in socks - but now it was time to see the dry, cracked heels and calluses on my sole.
With 500 micro-blades and a high speed rotary action of 780 revolutions per minute, Pedi Whiz quickly and comfortably eliminates hard, dead skin and calluses in thin layers, leaving your skin smooth, soft and undamaged.
According to a recent study, 39 percent of women said they wear high heels every day, and 75 percent of those women say they experience regular shoe-related foot pain and suffer from bunions, arthritic big toes, calluses, hammertoes, and plantar warts.
According to officials for the Los Angeles-based company, the various product formulations combine powerful active ingredients with natural botanicals and refreshing fragrances to tackle the most common female foot problems--pain, cracked heels, calluses and odor.
Rafael Nadal has calluses on his fingers from gripping his racket.
and moving like ballet, however fierce with cuts and calluses and tan
All the hormonal concentrations in this experiment formed whitish friable calluses.