keloid

play
noun ke·loid \ˈkē-ˌlȯid\

Definition of keloid

  1. :  a thick scar resulting from excessive growth of fibrous tissue

keloid

adjective

keloidal

play \kē-ˈlȯi-dəl\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of keloid

French kéloïde, from Greek chēlē claw


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keloid

noun ke·loid
variants: also

cheloid

\ˈkē-ˌlȯid\play

Medical Definition of keloid

  1. :  a thick scar resulting from excessive growth of fibrous tissue and occurring especially after burns or radiation injury

keloid

adjective

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