noun ele·i·din \ə̇ˈlēə̇də̇n\

Definition of eleidin



  1. :  a substance related to keratin and occurring in small granules that stain deeply with hematoxylin and are located in the cells of the stratum lucidum of the epidermis

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Origin and Etymology of eleidin

French eleidine, from eleo- elaio- + -ide -ide + -ine -in

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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