Medical Dictionary

keratinize

verb ke·ra·ti·nize
variants: or British

keratinise

\ˈker-ət-ə-ˌnīz, kə-ˈrat-ən-ˌīz\play play

Medical Definition of keratinize

keratinized

or British

keratinised

;

keratinizing

or British

keratinising

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to make keratinous tissues keratinized by friction

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to become keratinous or converted into keratin a keratinizing scar


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