keratinosome

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keratinosome ke·rat·i·no·some (kə-rāt'n-ə-sōm', kěr'ə-tĭn'ə-)
n.
A membrane-bound granule in the upper layers of the prickle cell layer of certain stratified squamous epithelia. Also called membrane-coating granule.

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