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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.
References in classic literature ?
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.'
According to researchers, stilettos lack shock absorption, which can lead to local callosities. These conditions can become quite serious if you don't give your feet a chance to heal.
You should use a mild exfoliator to wash away dead skin from your face, and a pumice stone to remove dead skin from your feet, if you are prone to callosities.
Self-treated their foot for problems such as 18 (12) corns, callosities, and trauma 12.
It is reported that post-training practices aid the recovery of DFU and reduce foot problems, such as callus and callosities (12).
Hair, remains of bones, ischial callosities of monkeys, quills and hooves were then isolated.
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.
Although usually asymptomatic, this accessory ossicle sometimes becomes troublesome, causing painful plantar callosities [6, 7], inflammation of the ossicle [8], inflammation of the flexor hallucis longus (FHL) tendon [9], or irreducible interphalangeal joint dislocation due to its interposition [10,11].