Medical Dictionary


adj ke·ra·ti·no·phil·ic
\ˌker-ət-ə-nə-ˈfil-ik, kə-ˌrat-ən-ə-\

Medical Definition of KERATINOPHILIC

:  exhibiting affinity for keratin (as in hair, skin, feathers, or horns)—used chiefly of fungi capable of growing on such materials


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