[ kawr-nuh-fi-key-shuh n ]
/ ˌkɔr nə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən /
the formation of a horny layer of skin, or horny skin structures, as hair, nails, or scales, from squamous epithelial cells.
Words nearby cornification
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Examples from the Web for cornification
Nails arise in the interior of the epidermis by the thickening and cornification of the stratum lucidum.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds
Medicine definitions for cornification
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