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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Callus" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Callus
A callus (or callosity) is a toughened area of skin which has become relatively thick and hard in response to repeated friction, pressure, or other irritation. Rubbing that is too frequent or forceful will cause blisters rather than allow calluses to form. Since repeated contact is required, calluses are most often found on feet because of frequent walking. Calluses are generally not harmful, but may sometimes lead to other problems, such as skin ulceration or infection. - See link

 

Callus in Spanish is Callo
La hiperqueratosis, vulgarmente denominada como callo o "dureza", es una zona de la piel en la que se produce una acumulación de queratina correspondiente a la compactación de células muertas inertes de la epidermis en respuesta a un estímulo que puede ser, generalmente, el roce o la fricción excesiva. Las callosidades son más comunes en la zona del pie o de la mano dependiendo la actividad o factor en el cual haya surgido el callo. - See link

 

More information about Callus in other websites
Definition of Callus in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
See the definition of Callus in the Oxford dictionaries - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for the term Callus - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Callus - See link.

 

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