keratinization

noun ke·ra·ti·ni·za·tion \ ˌker-ə-tə-nə-ˈzā-shən , kə-ˌra-tə-nə- \

Definition of keratinization

: conversion into keratin or keratinous tissue

keratinize

play \ˈker-ə-tə-ˌnīz, kə-ˈra-tə-ˌnīz\ verb

First Known Use of keratinization

circa 1887

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keratinization

noun ke·ra·ti·ni·za·tion
variants: or British keratinisation play \ˌker-ət-ə-nə-ˈzā-shən, kə-ˌrat-ᵊn-ə-\

medical Definition of keratinization

: conversion into keratin or keratinous tissue

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