- any skin disease characterized by a horny growth, as a wart.
- any horny growth.
Origin of keratosis
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Keratosis of the palms and soles has also been occasionally observed, which, in rare instances, has developed into epithelioma.
Keratosis palmaris et plantaris (symmetric keratodermia), as regards the local condition, is a somewhat similar affection.
- any skin condition marked by a horny growth, such as a wart
- a horny growth
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- Excessive growth of horny tissue of the skin.
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