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[ker-uh-toh-sis] /ˌkɛr əˈtoʊ sɪs/

noun, plural keratoses
[ker-uh-toh-seez] /ˌkɛr əˈtoʊ siz/ (Show IPA). Pathology.
any skin disease characterized by a horny growth, as a wart.
any horny growth.
noun (pathol)
any skin condition marked by a horny growth, such as a wart
a horny growth

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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