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cal·los·i·ty

 (kə-lŏs′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. cal·los·i·ties
1. The condition of being calloused. Also called tylosis.
2. Hardheartedness; insensitivity.
3. See callus.

[Middle English callosite, from Old French, from Late Latin callōsitās, from Latin callōsus, callous; see callous.]

callosity

(kəˈlɒsɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. hardheartedness
2. (Botany) another name for callus1

cal•los•i•ty

(kəˈlɒs ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. a callous condition.
2. a hardened or thickened part of a plant.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.callosity - an area of skin that is thick or hard from continual pressure or friction (as the sole of the foot)
hardening - abnormal hardening or thickening of tissue
clavus, corn - a hard thickening of the skin (especially on the top or sides of the toes) caused by the pressure of ill-fitting shoes
2.callosity - devoid of passion or feeling; hardheartedness
insensitiveness, insensitivity - the inability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment
dullness - lack of sensibility; "there was a dullness in his heart"; "without him the dullness of her life crept into her work no matter how she tried to compartmentalize it."
Translations

callosity

[kæˈlɒsɪtɪ] Ncallo m, callosidad f

cal·los·i·ty

n. callosidad tejido endurecido de la epidermis.
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In ankle valgus the callosity is under the medial malleolus and in hindfoot valgus under the talar head.
Evaporatoria greyish brown, other parts of ventral surface thorax and abdomen black, abdominal sternites III-VII each with a yellowish anterolateral callosity neighbouring spiracle anteriorly (Fig.
3), the pronotum is yellow with an irregular black spot on each callosity, the clavus is black except inner and claval commissure mostly yellow, and corium black with costal margin, apical angle, narrow apical margin and base and apex of cubital vein yellow.