Medical Dictionary

keratoma

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noun ker·a·to·ma \ˌker-ə-ˈtō-mə\

Medical Definition of keratoma

plural

keratomas

also

keratomata

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  1. 1:  a hard thickened area of skin produced by hypertrophy of the horny layers :  callus

  2. 2:  a tumorlike growth of horny tissue on the inner surface of the wall of a horse's hoof


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