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keratinize

[ ker-uh-tn-ahyz ]
/ 藞k蓻r 蓹 tn藢a瑟z /
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verb (used with or without object), ker路a路tin路ized, ker路a路tin路iz路ing.
to make or become keratinous.
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Also especially British, ker路a路tin路ise .

Origin of keratinize

First recorded in 1895鈥1900; keratin + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM keratinize

ker路a路tin路i路za路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for keratinize

keratinize

keratinise

/ (k瑟藞r忙t瑟藢na瑟z, 藞k蓻r蓹t瑟-) /

verb
to become or cause to become impregnated with keratin

Derived forms of keratinize

keratinization or keratinisation, noun
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