She'd built up a callus around her heart, one that got stronger and easier to maintain as she manipulated evil men.
Bruising by a cartwheel, insects-having started a callus on which adventitious buds arise, or to the destruction of buds at an early stage.
Sieve Tubes.The sieve tubes consist of partially fused rows of cells, the transverse cr lateral walls being perforated by minute openings, through which the contents of the cells are connected with each other, and which after a certain time become closed by,the formation of callus on the sieve plates.
But the occluding callus is a mass of delicate succulent cells, and offers a dainty morsel to certain insects e.g.
She'd buried them under the callus she'd grown around her emotions.
A canker is the result of repeated frustrated attempts on, the part of the callus to heal up a wound.