/ˈkilɔɪd/ (say 'keeloyd)

a kind of fibrous tumour forming hard, irregular claw-like excrescences on the skin, usually at the site of a scar.
Also, cheloid. {k- spelling, from Greek kēl(is) stain + -oid; ch- spelling, from Greek chēl(ē) claw + -oid}
keloidal /kiˈlɔɪdl/ (say kee'loydl), adjective

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • 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

  • Keloid — Keloid, eine gleichsam wieder auflebende Narbe, die blutgefäßreich wird, Ausläufer bekommt u. eine verschieden gestaltete harte, doch flache Anschwellung darstellt. Das echte K. bildet sich in der gefunden Lederhaut, indem sie von einer ästigen… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Keloïd — (griech., auch Cheloïd), eigentümliche brandnarbenähnliche, bei Druck schmerzhafte Bindegewebswucherung in der Haut, die selbst nach operativer Entfernung mit Hartnäckigkeit, und zwar meist größer noch als vorher, wiederzukehren pflegt. Virchow… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Keloid — Keloīd (grch.), schmerzhafte, narbenähnliche oder aus Narben hervorgegangene Geschwulst der Haut …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • keloid — also cheloid, 1854, from Fr. kéloïde, from Gk. khele crab claw, talon, cloven hoof + oides (see OID (Cf. oid)). Related: Keloidal; cheloidal …   Etymology dictionary

  • keloid — kelòīd m <G keloída> DEFINICIJA pat. izbočen, nepravilan i hipertrofičan ožiljak na koži, posljedica pojačanog stvaranja kolagena u fazi zarastanja ozljede ETIMOLOGIJA kelo + id …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • keloid — [kē′loid΄] n. [Fr kéloïde, chéloïde < Gr chēlē, crab s claw (see CHELA) + oeidēs, OID] an excessive growth of scar tissue on the skin keloidal adj …   English World dictionary

  • Keloid — Infobox Disease Name = Keloid Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD10|L|91|0|l|80 ICD9 = ICD9|701.4 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D007627 A keloid is a type of hypertrophic scar with mainly type I and some… …   Wikipedia

  • Keloid — A scar that doesn t know when to stop. When the skin is injured, cells grow back to fill in the gap. Somehow, they normally know when the scar tissue is level with the skin, at which point the cells stop multiplying. When the cells keep on… …   Medical dictionary

  • Keloid — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 L91.0 Keloid Hypertrophe Narbe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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