keratinous

[kuh-rat-n-uh s]

Origin of keratinous

First recorded in 1895–1900; keratin + -ous
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keratinous in Medicine

keratinous

[kə-rătn-əs]
adj.
  1. Relating to or resembling keratin.
  2. Horny.
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