keratolytic

adjective
ker·​a·​to·​lyt·​ic | \ ˌker-ət-ō-ˈlit-ik How to pronounce keratolytic (audio) \

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)

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“Keratolytic.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/keratolytic. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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