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keratosis

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noun, ker·a·to·sis \ˌker-ə-ˈtō-səs\

Definition of keratosis

plural keratosesplay \-ˌsēz\

  1. :  an area of skin marked by overgrowth of horny tissue

keratotic play \-ˈtä-tik\ adjective


Origin of keratosis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1885


Medical Dictionary

keratosis

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noun ker·a·to·sis \ˌker-ə-ˈtō-səs\

Medical Definition of keratosis

plural keratoses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. 1:  a disease of the skin marked by overgrowth of horny tissue

  2. 2:  an area of the skin affected with keratosis

keratotic \-ˈtät-ik\play adjective



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