cheloid vs keloid what difference

what is difference between cheloid and keloid

English

Noun

cheloid (plural cheloids)

  1. Dated form of keloid.

Anagrams

  • helcoid


English

Alternative forms

  • cheloid (dated)

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈkiː.lɔɪd]

Noun

keloid (plural keloids)

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

Derived terms

  • keloidal
  • keloidosis

Translations

Verb

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

  1. (pathology, intransitive) To form a keloid.
    • 2013, Ann Pearlman, Colton Simpson, Inside the Crips: Life Inside L.A.’s Most Notorious Gang
      The scar on his neck from running through that plate glass on one of our licks has keloided smooth and shiny.

Polish

Etymology

From English keloid, from French chéloïde, from Ancient Greek χηλή (khēlḗ, hoof).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɛˈlɔ.it/

Noun

keloid m inan

  1. (pathology) keloid
    Synonym: bliznowiec

Declension

Further reading

  • keloid in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • keloid in Polish dictionaries at PWN

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