Keratoses



[ker-uh-tohs] /ˈkɛr əˌtoʊs/

adjective
1.
having a skeleton formed of horny fibers, as certain sponges.
noun
2.
.
[ker-uh-toh-sis] /ˌkɛr əˈtoʊ sɪs/
noun, plural keratoses
[ker-uh-toh-seez] /ˌkɛr əˈtoʊ siz/ (Show IPA). Pathology.
1.
any skin disease characterized by a horny growth, as a wart.
2.
any horny growth.
/ˈkɛrəˌtəʊs; -ˌtəʊz/
adjective
1.
(esp of certain sponges) having a horny skeleton
/ˌkɛrəˈtəʊsɪs/
noun (pathol)
1.
any skin condition marked by a horny growth, such as a wart
2.
a horny growth

keratose ker·a·tose (kěr’ə-tōs’)
adj.
Relating to or characterized by keratosis.

keratosis ker·a·to·sis (kěr’ə-tō’sĭs)
n. pl. ker·a·to·ses (-sēz)
Excessive growth of horny tissue of the skin.
ker’a·tot’ic (-tŏt’ĭk) adj.

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