parakeratosis

noun
para·​ker·​a·​to·​sis | \ ˌpar-ə-ˌker-ə-ˈtō-səs How to pronounce parakeratosis (audio) \
plural parakeratoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce parakeratoses (audio) \

Medical Definition of parakeratosis

: an abnormality of the horny layer of the skin resulting in a disturbance in the process of keratinization

Other Words from parakeratosis

parakeratotic \ -​ˈtät-​ik How to pronounce parakeratotic (audio) \ adjective

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“Parakeratosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/parakeratosis. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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