Also ker·a·to·der·mi·a [ker-uh-toh-dur-mee-uh] /ˌkɛr ə toʊˈdɜr mi ə/.

Origin of keratoderma

First recorded in 1930–35; kerato- + derma1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

keratoderma in Medicine


  1. A horny covering or growth, especially of the skin.
  2. A generalized thickening of the stratum corneum.
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