a combining form meaning “horn,” “cornea,” used in the formation of compound words: ceratodus.

Nearby words

  1. ceramide,
  2. ceramist,
  3. cerargyrite,
  4. cerastes,
  5. cerastium,
  6. cerate,
  7. cerated,
  8. cerato-,
  9. ceratocricoid muscle,
  10. ceratodus

Also kerat-. Also especially before a consonant, cerato-, kerato-.

Origin of cerat-

< Greek kerāt-, combining form of kéras; akin to Latin cornū cornu, horn

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Medicine definitions for cerat-



Variant ofkerato-

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