keratosic

keratosis

[ker-uh-toh-sis]
noun, plural keratoses [ker-uh-toh-seez] . Pathology.
1.
any skin disease characterized by a horny growth, as a wart.
2.
any horny growth.
Also, keratoma.


Origin:
1880–85; kerat- + -osis

keratosic, keratotic [ker-uh-tot-ik] , adjective
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keratosis (ˌkɛrəˈtəʊsɪs)
 
n
1.  any skin condition marked by a horny growth, such as a wart
2.  a horny growth

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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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