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keratosis

[‚ker·ə′tō·səs]
(medicine)
Any disease of the skin characterized by an overgrowth of the cornified epithelium.
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By combining keratin, keratose specifically, and contrast medium, iohexol, there exists potential to develop the next generation coating for DCB.
Ueber eine bisher nicht beschriebene disseminierte keratose (akrokeratose verruciformis).
Because this animal has developed mouthparts, with teeth and a keratose olecranon palatine, only chunks of prey are found in its stomach.