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Synonyms for callus


1. callosity, callus, hardening
usage: an area of skin that is thick or hard from continual pressure or friction (as the sole of the foot)
2. callus, scar, cicatrix, cicatrice
usage: bony tissue formed during the healing of a fractured bone
3. callus, plant process, enation
usage: (botany) an isolated thickening of tissue, especially a stiff protuberance on the lip of an orchid


1. callus, harden, indurate
usage: cause a callus to form on; "The long march had callused his feet"
2. callus, harden, indurate
usage: form a callus or calluses; "His foot callused"
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