Meaning of Callus



English: Callus
Bangla: জামুড়া, কড়া-পড়া ছাল
Hindi: घट्टा
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा
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Bangla Academy Dictionary:


Definition: 1

Pathology, Physiology. a hardened or thickened part of the skin; a callosity. a new growth of osseous matter at the ends of a fractured bone, serving to unite them.

Definition: 2

Also, callose. Botany. the tissue that forms over the wounds of plants, protecting the inner tissues and causing healing. a deposit on the perforated area of a sieve tube. (in grasses) a tough swelling at the base of a lemma or palea.

Definition: 3

to form a callus.

Definition: 4

to produce a callus or calluses on: Heavy work callused his hands.

Definition: 5

Also called callosity. an area of skin that is hard or thick, esp on the palm of the hand or sole of the foot, as from continual friction or pressure