Ischial callosity
Ischial Is"chi*al ([i^]s"k[i^]*al), a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the ischium or hip; ischiac; ischiadic; ischiatic. [1913 Webster]

{Ischial callosity} (Zo["o]l.), one of the patches of thickened, hairless, and often bright-colored skin, on the buttocks of many apes, as the drill. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • ischial callosity — noun A thickened piece of skin found on the buttocks of animals, especially the baboon …   Wiktionary

  • Ischial — Is chi*al ([i^]s k[i^]*al), a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the ischium or hip; ischiac; ischiadic; ischiatic. [1913 Webster] {Ischial callosity} (Zo[ o]l.), one of the patches of thickened, hairless, and often bright colored skin, on the buttocks …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Callosity — A callosity is another name for callus, a piece of skin that has become thickened as a result of repeated contact and friction. When occurring on an animals buttocks, as with baboons, they are specifically called ischial callosities.Otherwise the …   Wikipedia

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