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dyskeratosis in Medicine

dyskeratosis dys·ker·a·to·sis (dĭs-kěr'ə-tō'sĭs)
n.

  1. Premature keratinization in cells that are not in the keratinizing surface layer of the skin.

  2. Keratinization of the corneal epithelium.


dys·ker'a·tot'ic (-tŏt'ĭk) adj.
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