[kee-loid] /ˈki lɔɪd/
an abnormal proliferation of scar tissue, as on the site of a surgical incision.
(pathol) a hard smooth pinkish raised growth of scar tissue at the site of an injury, tending to occur more frequently in dark-skinned races
also cheloid, 1854, from French kéloïde, from Greek khele “crab claw, talon, cloven hoof” + -oides (see -oid). Related: Keloidal; cheloidal.
keloid ke·loid or che·loid (kē’loid’)
A red, raised formation of fibrous scar tissue caused by excessive tissue repair in response to trauma or incision.
keloidosis ke·loi·do·sis (kē’loi-dō’sĭs) n. The presence of multiple keloids.
keloplasty ke·lo·plas·ty (kē’lə-plās’tē) n. The surgical removal of a scar or keloid.
[ki-loh-nuh] /kɪˈloʊ nə/ noun 1. a city in S British Columbia, in SW Canada.
[kelp] /kɛlp/ noun 1. any large, brown, cold-water seaweed of the family Laminariaceae, used as food and in various manufacturing processes. 2. a bed or mass of such seaweeds. 3. the ash of these seaweeds. verb (used without object) 4. to burn these seaweeds for their ash. /kɛlp/ noun 1. any large brown seaweed, esp […]