keratohyalin

noun
ker·​a·​to·​hy·​a·​lin | \ -ˈhī-ə-lən How to pronounce keratohyalin (audio) \
variants: also keratohyaline \ -​lən How to pronounce keratohyaline (audio) , -​lēn How to pronounce keratohyaline (audio) \

Medical Definition of keratohyalin

: a colorless translucent protein that occurs especially in granules of the stratum granulosum of the epidermis and stains deeply with hematoxylin

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“Keratohyalin.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/keratohyalin. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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