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keratolysis

noun ker·a·tol·y·sis \ ˌker-ə-ˈtäl-ə-səs \

medical Definition of keratolysis

plural keratolyses play \-ˌsēz\
1 :the process of breaking down or dissolving keratin
2 :a skin disease marked by peeling of the horny layer of the epidermis

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