a combining form meaning “horn,” “cornea,” used in the formation of compound words: keratogenous.
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Also especially before a consonant, cerato- Also especially before a vowel, kerat-, cerat- .
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British Dictionary definitions for kerato-
before a vowel kerat-
indicating horn or a horny substancekeratin; keratogenous
indicating the corneakeratoplasty
Word Origin for kerato-
from Greek kerat-, keras horn
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Medical definitions for kerato-
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