Clavus Definition

Define what is Clavus?

1. clavus, corn (noun)

a hard thickening of the skin (especially on the top or sides of the toes) caused by the pressure of ill-fitting shoes.

    Synonyms: corn

    callosity, callus noun
    an area of skin that is thick or hard from continual pressure or friction (as the sole of the foot).

    Nearby Terms

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