variants or British keratinise
keratinized or British keratinised; keratinizing or British keratinising

transitive verb

: to make keratinous
tissues keratinized by friction

intransitive verb

: to become keratinous or converted into keratin
a keratinizing scar

Dictionary Entries Near keratinize

Cite this Entry

“Keratinize.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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