Medical Dictionary


noun pseu·do·ker·a·tin \-ˈker-ət-ən\

Medical Definition of PSEUDOKERATIN

:  a protein (as neurokeratin) that occurs especially in the skin and nerve sheaths and that like keratins is insoluble but is less resistant to enzymatic action than keratins


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