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keratogenous

[ker-uh-toj-uh-nuh s]
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adjective
  1. producing horn or a horny substance.
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Origin of keratogenous

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

Historical Examples

  • 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

adjective
  1. developing or causing the growth of horny tissue
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keratogenous in Medicine

keratogenous

(kĕr′ə-tŏjə-nəs)
adj.
  1. Relating to or causing the growth of cells that form horny tissue.
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