keratinocyte

[kə-rătn-ə-sīt′, kĕr′ə-tĭnə-]

n.

An epidermal cell that produces keratin.

Nearby words

  1. keratin,
  2. keratin pearl,
  3. keratinase,
  4. keratinization,
  5. keratinize,
  6. keratinosome,
  7. keratinous,
  8. keratinous cyst,
  9. keratitis,
  10. keratitis sicca


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