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Clavus

Clavus

1. A small conical callosity caused by pressure over a bony prominence, usually on a toe.

Synonym: corn, heloma.

2. Obsolete term for a condition resulting from healing of a granuloma of the foot in yaws, in which a core falls out, leaving an erosion.

Origin: L. A nail, wart, corn


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