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keratogenous

[ ker-uh-toj-uh-nuhs ]

adjective

  1. producing horn or a horny substance.


keratogenous

/ ˌkɛrəˈtɒdʒɪnəs /

adjective

  1. developing or causing the growth of horny tissue


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Word History and Origins

Origin of keratogenous1

First recorded in 1885–90; kerato- + -genous
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Example Sentences

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

The serous matter exuding from the diseased keratogenous membrane appears, in fact, to be highly infective.

That there is no actual disease or alteration in structure of the deep layers of the keratogenous apparatus.

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