plural -s
: 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

Word History


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

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“Eleidin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eleidin. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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