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callus in Illness & disability topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcalluscal‧lus /ˈkæləs/ noun [countable]  MIan area of thick hard skin the calluses on his hands
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calluscalluses on her feetTreat calluses by rubbing with a callus file, a pumice stone, or a hard-skin remover.According to reports from Indiana, Booth had a painful callus on her foot.For the union to be successful the grafted vine forms a protective callus around the wound while the two plants seek compatibility.A slight callus marked Gomez's right index finger.Trent imagined him holding a golf club but the callus didn't fit.Hours of daily practice on the firing range had formed the callus.