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callous

 [kal´us]
of the nature of a callus; hard.

cal·lous

(kal'ŭs),
Relating to a callus or callosity.

callous

(kăl′əs)
adj.
Having calluses; toughened: callous skin on the elbow.
tr. & intr.v. cal·loused, cal·lousing, cal·louses
To make or become callous.

cal′lous·ly adv.
cal′lous·ness n.

callous

See callus.

cal·lous

(kal'ŭs)
Relating to a callus or callosity.

callous

relating to bone callus or epidermal callosity

callous

of the nature of a callus; hard.
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