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 (klā′vəs, klä′-)
See corn2.

[Latin clāvus, nail, callus.]


a corn on the toe
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Noun1.clavus - a hard thickening of the skin (especially on the top or sides of the toes) caused by the pressure of ill-fitting shoes
callosity, callus - an area of skin that is thick or hard from continual pressure or friction (as the sole of the foot)
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Head, antennal segments, labial segments excluding fourth, entire pronotum, scutellum, corium and clavus, connexiva, venter of abdomen, legs except claws are dull ochraceous, with thick brown punctures; eyes brown, ocelli yellow with reddish tinge; 4th labial segment dark; claws ochraceous brown; membrane of hemelytra brown with dark veins.
Apical setae on clavus (black arrow) longer than subapical setae (white arrow) (adult Thrips hawaiiensis).
Los tuberculos ventrolaterales pueden ser agudos y elongados en la direccion del enrollamiento a manera de clavus.
Clavus, clavi, means nail and purple stripe, like the dark stripe seen on Agilus's face in the shop and in the duel (1.
In fact the English name is derived from the Latin word Clavus which means nail.
e 'l novo chiodo [da clavus, lectio difficilior]" (Ethos 85), che apre alle metafore aviarie, pure presenti nello stile di Dante, e molto produttive.
Only two earlier maps of Scandinavia are known, those of Jacob Ziegler and Claudius Clavus.
The shallow-water Drilliidae of New Caledonia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Conoidea), part I, genus Clavus.
Effect of light and zooplankton on skeletal 813C values in the eastern Pacific corals Pavona clavus and Parma gigantea.
This new genus is distinguished by the combination of the apically thickened antennal segments (narrow at base and gradually thickening toward apex); the pronotum narrowed at the middle and flared at the humeral angles; the hemelytra constricted at the bases near the level with the apex of the scutellum; the thickly set, silvery and golden scalelike setae on the clavus, the basal two thirds of the corium, and along the basal edge of the costa, sparsely intermixed with long, erect, bristlelike setae; the sexual dimorphism (males macropterous, females submacropterous); and the male genitalia with a simple and apically rounded phallotheca and an L-shaped left paramere.
10; similar to male in general structure and coloration, with following exceptions: pronotum, scutellum, clavus and inner corium dark yellow, outer corium broadly pale green (Fig.
The English name for them derives from the Latin word clavus, which means nail because that is what they look like.