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Callosities

Callosities

localised hyperplasia of the horny layer of the epidermis due to pressure or friction.


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Who did we evolve from?

... edible fruits and dangerous predators or toxic organisms. Furthermore, color was important in developing homonid mating behaviors. The ischial callosities (butt cheeks), labia, and sometimes clitoris of some species of homonids will become swollen with blood and turn bright red when they're ...

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by Linn
Fri May 12, 2006 3:06 pm
 
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Who did we evolve from?

... edible fruits and dangerous predators or toxic organisms. Furthermore, color was important in developing homonid mating behaviors. The ischial callosities (butt cheeks), labia, and sometimes clitoris of some species of homonids will become swollen with blood and turn bright red when they're ...

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by AstusAleator
Tue May 09, 2006 1:07 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Who did we evolve from?
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Periods

In Baboons when a female is in the "receptive" part of her estrus cycle, her ischial callosities (butt cheeks) get swollen with blood, turning bright red. In most mammals, similar evidences occur in swelling or flushing of the females reproductive organs, particularly ...

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by AstusAleator
Mon Jan 30, 2006 8:32 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Periods
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