keratolytic

adjective
ker·​a·​to·​lyt·​ic | \ˌker-ət-ō-ˈlit-ik \

Medical Definition of keratolytic 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: relating to or causing keratolysis

keratolytic

noun

Medical Definition of keratolytic (Entry 2 of 2)

: a keratolytic agent (as salicylic acid)

Learn More about keratolytic

Share keratolytic

Comments on keratolytic

What made you want to look up keratolytic? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

having a pattern of small flowers

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!