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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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By a man's finger nails, by his coat-sleeve, by his boot, by his trouser knees, by the callosities of his forefinger and thumb, by his expression, by his shirt cuffs -- by each of these things a man's calling is plainly revealed.
You have done a good deal of digging by your callosities.
Due to weightbearing on uncorrected foot the weight is borne by non-keratinised lateral aspect of the midfoot leading to formation of callosities, as well as cracks on them.
Although this kind of "load transfer" could relieve the plantar pressure in the injury of TMT joint to some extent, the additional increased plantar pressure in other part of the forefoot might cause the complications such as the forefoot metatarsalgia, painful callosities, osteonecrosis of the MH, plantar fasciitis and pressure ulcer if it existed in a long time.
6 The blisters around the plantar callosities arise in the stratum malpighii due to increased intracellular edema and vacuolization.
Flat feet are commonly associated with a range of pathological conditions affecting the foot--for example painful arches or symptomatic callosities (5)--and the proximal musculoskeletal skeletal chain--for example Achilles tendinopathy or patellofemoral pain (6).
Skin lesions and callosities in group-housed pregnant sows: animal-related welfare indicators.
02), (66) and ballet dancers with longer second toes had more callosities than ballet dancers with equal length or shorter second toes (p = 0.
1985) Plantar hyperkeratosis: a study of callosities and normal plantar skin.
Types of deformities impairments seen in 67/100 patients studied * Pure Impairment Total neuritic BT BT to BL Glove & stocking hypo/anaesthesia 40 0 0 1 Claw hand 24 2 5 2 Facial/earlobe infiltration 21 0 0 1 Trophic ulcers/blisters 15 1 2 1 Motor weakness 15 1 3 2 Low vision 8 0 1 1 Callosities 6 0 0 0 Foot drop 5 0 1 0 Claw toes 3 0 1 0 Lagophthalmos 3 0 0 1 Reabsorption of digits 2 0 0 0 Impairment BL BL/LLs LLs LLp BB Glove & stocking hypo/anaesthesia 15 8 12 4 0 Claw hand 8 2 4 1 0 Facial/earlobe infiltration 2 7 5 6 0 Trophic ulcers/blisters 2 4 3 2 0 Motor weakness 2 5 1 0 1 Low vision 2 1 3 0 0 Callosities 2 0 3 1 0 Foot drop 2 1 1 0 0 Claw toes 0 0 1 1 0 Lagophthalmos 1 0 1 0 0 Reabsorption of digits 0 0 2 0 0 * the other 33 had no impairments Table 3.
This individual was identified by head scars, callosities, and facial clump patterns of barnacles.