keratogenous

[ ker-uh-toj-uh-nuhs ]
/ ˌkɛr əˈtɒdʒ ə nəs /

adjective

producing horn or a horny substance.

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Origin of keratogenous

First recorded in 1885–90; kerato- + -genous
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Example sentences from the Web for keratogenous

  • In cases of great severity the gangrene of the keratogenous membrane spreads until the deeper structures are involved.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot|Harry Caulton Reeks
  • That there is no actual disease or alteration in structure of the deep layers of the keratogenous apparatus.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot|Harry Caulton Reeks

British Dictionary definitions for keratogenous

keratogenous
/ (ˌkɛrəˈtɒdʒɪnəs) /

adjective

developing or causing the growth of horny tissue
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Medical definitions for keratogenous

keratogenous
[ kĕr′ə-tŏjə-nəs ]

adj.

Relating to or causing the growth of cells that form horny tissue.
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