callosity


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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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The huge variation in the frequency of callosity between herds using similar milking systems suggests that a major genetic influence to susceptibility should not be overlooked (Shearn & Hillerton, 1996).
In ankle valgus the callosity is under the medial malleolus and in hindfoot valgus under the talar head.
When preventive measures are not instituted skin callosity, erythema, decreased local skin resistance, general discomfort and neoplasm develop [7].
Presence of a callosity at the anterior border of the 2nd tergite.
Evaporatoria greyish brown, other parts of ventral surface thorax and abdomen black, abdominal sternites III-VII each with a yellowish anterolateral callosity neighbouring spiracle anteriorly (Fig.