What does Callosity mean?

Callosity meaning in General Dictionary

a difficult or thickened spot or protuberance a solidifying and thickening of the skin or bark of a component eps because of continued force or friction

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  • a place of epidermis which thick or tough from constant pressure or friction (as sole of the foot)
  • devoid of enthusiasm or sensation; hardheartedness
  • A hard or thickened place or protuberance; a hardening and thickening of the skin or bark of a component, eps. as a consequence of continued stress or rubbing.

Callosity meaning in Medical Dictionary

similar to callus. Both callus and callosity are based on the Latin callum definition dense skin.