tyloma --> callosity

A circumscribed thickening of the keratin layer of the epidermis as a result of repeated friction or intermittent pressure.

Synonym: callositas, callus, keratoma, poroma, tyle, tyloma.

Origin: L. Fr. Callosus, thick-skinned

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