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keratode

[ ker-uh-tohd ]
/ ˈkɛr əˌtoʊd /
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noun

the horny, fibrous substance forming the skeleton of certain sponges.

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Also keratose.

Origin of keratode

First recorded in 1870–75; from Greek keratṓdēs, a variant of keratoeidḗs “hornlike”; see origin at kerat-, -ode1
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