callus

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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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In this study, the date of the earliest x-rays showing bridging callus on three of four cortices was used as the date of healing.