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

Origin of keratoma

First recorded in 1885–90; kerat- + -oma Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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




A horny tumor.
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