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noun, plural ker·a·to·mas, ker·a·to·ma·ta [ker-uh-toh-muh-tuh] /ˌkɛr əˈtoʊ mə tə/. Pathology.
  1. keratosis.
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Origin of keratoma

First recorded in 1885–90; kerat- + -oma
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Examples from the Web for keratoma

Historical Examples of keratoma

  • In our nomenclature the terms 'Keratoma' and 'Keraphyllocele' are both used to indicate the condition we have just described.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

    Harry Caulton Reeks

keratoma in Medicine


  1. callosity
  2. A horny tumor.
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