keloid

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Etymology[edit]

19th century, from French chéloïde, from Ancient Greek χηλή (khēlḗ, hoof) and -oid.

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Noun[edit]

keloid (plural keloids)

  1. (pathology) A hard raised growth of scar tissue at the site of an injury.

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Verb[edit]

keloid (third-person singular simple present keloids, present participle keloiding, simple past and past participle keloided)

  1. (pathology, intransitive) To form a keloid.