Keratinized



[ker-uh-tn-ahyz] /ˈkɛr ə tnˌaɪz/

verb (used with or without object), keratinized, keratinizing.
1.
to make or become keratinous.
/kɪˈrætɪˌnaɪz; ˈkɛrətɪ-/
verb
1.
to become or cause to become impregnated with keratin

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