keratinous

[ kuh-rat-n-uh s ]
/ kəˈræt n əs /

adjective

composed of or resembling keratin; horny.

Origin of keratinous

First recorded in 1895–1900; keratin + -ous
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for keratinous

keratinous

[ kə-rătn-əs ]

adj.

Relating to or resembling keratin.
Horny.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.