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keratosis

noun ker·a·to·sis \ˌker-ə-ˈtō-səs\
plural ker·a·to·ses\-ˌsēz\

Definition of KERATOSIS

:  an area of skin marked by overgrowth of horny tissue
ker·a·tot·ic \-ˈtä-tik\ adjective
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Origin of KERATOSIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1885
Medical Dictionary

keratosis

noun ker·a·to·sis \ˌker-ə-ˈtō-səs\
plural ker·a·to·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of KERATOSIS

1
:  a disease of the skin marked by overgrowth of horny tissue
2
:  an area of the skin affected with keratosis
ker·a·tot·ic \-ˈtät-ik\ adjective

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