keratoid

[ ker-uh-toid ]

adjective
  1. resembling horn; horny.

  2. resembling corneal tissue.

Origin of keratoid

1
First recorded in 1870–75; from Greek keratoeidḗs “hornlike, horn-shaped, pertaining to the external coat of the eye” (derivative of kerat- , inflectional stem of kéras “horn”); see origin at kerat-, -oid

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British Dictionary definitions for keratoid

keratoid

/ (ˈkɛrəˌtɔɪd) /


adjective
  1. resembling horn; horny

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