pseudokeratin

noun

pseu·​do·​ker·​a·​tin -ˈker-ət-ən How to pronounce pseudokeratin (audio)
: a protein (as neurokeratin) that occurs especially in the skin and nerve sheaths and that like keratins is insoluble but is less resistant to enzymatic action than keratins

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“Pseudokeratin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pseudokeratin. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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