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Synonyms for callus
ˈkæl əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. callosity, callus(noun)

    an area of skin that is thick or hard from continual pressure or friction (as the sole of the foot)

    Synonyms:
    insensibility, hardness, callosity, unfeelingness, callousness

  2. callus(noun)

    bony tissue formed during the healing of a fractured bone

    Synonyms:
    callosity

  3. callus(verb)

    (botany) an isolated thickening of tissue, especially a stiff protuberance on the lip of an orchid

    Synonyms:
    callosity

  4. callus(verb)

    cause a callus to form on

    "The long march had callused his feet"

  5. callus(verb)

    form a callus or calluses

    "His foot callused"

Editors Contribution

  1. dead skin

    his new shoes left a callus on his foot

    Submitted by rinat on August 15, 2019  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    calli, cal, cals, esl, lime

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. callus

    Synonyms:
    Callositas, callosity

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How to say callus in sign language?

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How to use callus in a sentence?

  1. Walter Stegner:

    Most things break, including hearts. The lessons of life amount not to wisdom, but to scar tissue and callus.


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