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ke·loid

also che·loid  (kē′loid′)
n.
A red, raised formation of fibrous scar tissue caused by excessive tissue repair in response to trauma or surgical incision.

[French kéloïde : Greek khēlē, claw + French -oïde, resembling (from Greek -oeidēs; see -oid).]

ke·loid′al (-loid′l) adj.

keloid

(ˈkiːlɔɪd) or

cheloid

n
(Pathology) pathol a hard smooth pinkish raised growth of scar tissue at the site of an injury, tending to occur more frequently in dark-skinned races
[C19: from Greek khēlē claw]
keˈloidal, cheˈloidal adj

ke•loid

(ˈki lɔɪd)

n.
an abnormal proliferation of scar tissue, as on the site of a surgical incision.
[1850–55; earlier kel(is) keloid (< Greek kēlís stain, spot) + -oid]
ke•loi′dal, adj.

keloid

A protruding scar produced by the continuing production of scar tissue in the healing of a wound.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.keloid - raised pinkish scar tissue at the site of an injury; results from excessive tissue repair
cicatrice, cicatrix, scar - a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue
Translations

ke·loid

n. queloide, cicatriz de tejido grueso rojizo que se forma en la piel después de una incisión quirúrgica o de una herida.

keloid

n queloide m
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Sanders KW, Gage-White L, Stucker FJ, Topical mitomycin C in the prevention of keloid scar recurrence.
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