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keratoma

[ker-uh-toh-muh] /ˌkɛr əˈtoʊ mə/
noun, plural keratomas, keratomata
[ker-uh-toh-muh-tuh] /ˌkɛr əˈtoʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA).
Pathology.
1.
Origin of keratoma
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90; kerat- + -oma
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  • In our nomenclature the terms 'keratoma' and 'Keraphyllocele' are both used to indicate the condition we have just described.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot Harry Caulton Reeks
keratoma in Medicine

keratoma ker·a·to·ma (kěr'ə-tō'mə)
n.

  1. See callosity.

  2. A horny tumor.

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