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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dagger]) Callus quality rating: 1 = watery and gelatinous callus with a pale-grey color, 2 = soft callus with a pale-grey to yellowish color, and 3 = compact to firm and friable callus, composed of small cell dusters with a pale-grey to yellowish color.
The three types were: (i) watery and gelatinous callus with a pale-gray color producing a gelatinous substance on the surface; (ii) soft callus with a pale-gray to yellowish color producing less gelatinous substance; and (iii) compact to firm and friable callus, composed of small cell clusters, pale-gray to yellowish in color.