intransitive verb

cor·​ni·​fy ˈkȯr-nə-fī How to pronounce cornify (audio)
cornified; cornifying
: to become converted or changed into horn or horny substance or tissue
cornified layers of epithelial cells

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“Cornify.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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