A Definition Of Callus
Source: Adapted from the National Institutes of Health

What does the term “callus” mean? The term “callus” refers to 1. localized thickening of the skin. 2. a fibrous band formed around the site of a fracture that seals the ends of the bone together and is then gradually replaced by mature bone. To find out more about this term, please search the news section of this website for related articles and information.