Definition Of callosity

noun

a thickened and hardened part of the skin; a callus.

Because the heads bear distinguishing patches of rough skin, called callosities , a good overhead view allows scientists to recognize an individual whale, year after year.

Example Of callosity

  • Because the heads bear distinguishing patches of rough skin, called callosities , a good overhead view allows scientists to recognize an individual whale, year after year.

  • During these beatings, she would clench fists, which led to thick callosity on her fingers.

  • He had wagered that she would be a Teutonic heavyweight with callosities growing on her forehead.

  • The patterns are made up of rough, raised patches of skin called callosities .

  • These are called callosities , and their colouration varies with the reproductive season.


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