how to pronounce callus

kæləs

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meanings of callus

noun:

  1. A hardened area of the skin (especially on the foot or hand) caused by repeated friction, wear or use.
  2. The new formation over the end of a cutting, before it puts out rootlets.
  3. A shining area on the frons of many species of Tabanomorpha (horse flies and relatives).
  4. The material of repair in fractures of bone; a substance exuded at the site of fracture, which is at first soft or cartilaginous in consistency, but is ultimately converted into true bone and unites the fragments into a single piece.

verb:

  1. To form such hardened tissue.

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words that rhyme with callus

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