cheloid
Keloid Ke"loid, a. [Also spelled {cheloid}.] [F. k['e]lo["i]de, from Gr. chhlh` crab's claw + -oid: cf. F. k['e]lo["i]de, ch['e]lo["i]de.] (Med.) Applied to a variety of tumor forming hard, flat, irregular excrescences upon the skin, or to keloid scar tissue. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • cheloid — CHELOÍD, cheloide, s.n. Tumoare a pielii, cu aspect fibros, alungit, apărută de obicei pe locul unei cicatrice. – Din fr. chéloïde. Trimis de valeriu, 03.03.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  cheloíd s. n., pl. cheloíde Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa:… …   Dicționar Român

  • cheloid — [kē′loid΄] n. KELOID …   English World dictionary

  • cheloid — Keloid Ke loid, n. [Also spelled {cheloid}.] 1. A keloid tumor. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. An abnormally large scar tissue growing at the site of a cut or surgical incision. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cheloid — SYN: keloid. * * * cheloid var of KELOID * * * che·loid (keґloid) keloid …   Medical dictionary

  • cheloid — /kee loyd/, n. Pathol. keloid. * * * …   Universalium

  • cheloid — n. kind of fibrous tumor …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cheloid — /ˈkilɔɪd/ (say keeloyd) noun → keloid. –cheloidal /kiˈlɔɪdl/ (say kee loydl), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • cheloid — noun raised pinkish scar tissue at the site of an injury; results from excessive tissue repair • Syn: ↑keloid • Hypernyms: ↑scar, ↑cicatrix, ↑cicatrice …   Useful english dictionary

  • Keloid — Ke loid, a. [Also spelled {cheloid}.] [F. k[ e]lo[ i]de, from Gr. chhlh crab s claw + oid: cf. F. k[ e]lo[ i]de, ch[ e]lo[ i]de.] (Med.) Applied to a variety of tumor forming hard, flat, irregular excrescences upon the skin, or to keloid scar… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Keloid — Ke loid, n. [Also spelled {cheloid}.] 1. A keloid tumor. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. An abnormally large scar tissue growing at the site of a cut or surgical incision. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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