keratohyalin

[ kĕr′ə-tō-hīə-lĭn ]

n.

A colorless translucent protein present in the granules of the granular layer of the epidermis.

Nearby words

  1. keratoderma plantare sulcatum,
  2. keratoepithelioplasty,
  3. keratogenous,
  4. keratogenous membrane,
  5. keratoglobus,
  6. keratohyalin granule,
  7. keratoid,
  8. keratoid exanthema,
  9. keratoleptynsis,
  10. keratoleukoma


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