- producing horn or a horny substance.
Origin of keratogenous
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In cases of great severity the gangrene of the keratogenous membrane spreads until the deeper structures are involved.
That there is no actual disease or alteration in structure of the deep layers of the keratogenous apparatus.
- developing or causing the growth of horny tissue
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- Relating to or causing the growth of cells that form horny tissue.
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