parakeratosis

noun

para·​ker·​a·​to·​sis ˌpar-ə-ˌker-ə-ˈtō-səs How to pronounce parakeratosis (audio)
plural parakeratoses -ˌsēz How to pronounce parakeratosis (audio)
: an abnormality of the horny layer of the skin resulting in a disturbance in the process of keratinization
parakeratotic adjective

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“Parakeratosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/parakeratosis. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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