cheloid








noun Pathology.

  1. keloid.

noun Pathology.

  1. an abnormal proliferation of scar tissue, as on the site of a surgical incision.

noun

  1. pathol a variant spelling of keloid

noun

  1. pathol a hard smooth pinkish raised growth of scar tissue at the site of an injury, tending to occur more frequently in dark-skinned races
n.

also cheloid, 1854, from French kéloïde, from Greek khele “crab claw, talon, cloven hoof” + -oides (see -oid). Related: Keloidal; cheloidal.

n.

  1. A red, raised formation of fibrous scar tissue caused by excessive tissue repair in response to trauma or incision.

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