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ke·loidalso che·loid (kē′loid′)
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.
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(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
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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]
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A protruding scar produced by the continuing production of scar tissue in the healing of a wound.
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n. queloide, cicatriz de tejido grueso rojizo que se forma en la piel después de una incisión quirúrgica o de una herida.
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keloidn queloide m
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