ke·loid also che·loid (kēloid′)
A red, raised formation of fibrous scar tissue caused by excessive tissue repair in response to trauma or surgical incision.
[French kéloïde : Greek khēlē, claw + French -oïde, resembling (from Greek -oeidēs; see -OID).]
ke·loidal (-loidl) adj.
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