keratinolytic

adjective
ke·​ra·​ti·​no·​lyt·​ic | \ ˌker-ət-ə-nə-ˈlit-ik How to pronounce keratinolytic (audio) , kə-ˌrat-ᵊn-ə- How to pronounce keratinolytic (audio) \

Medical Definition of keratinolytic

: causing the lysis of keratin keratinolytic enzymes

Other Words from keratinolytic

keratinolysis \ ˌker-​ət-​ə-​ˈnäl-​ə-​səs How to pronounce keratinolysis (audio) \ noun, plural keratinolyses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce keratinolyses (audio) \

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