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keratose

[ker-uh-tohs]
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adjective
  1. having a skeleton formed of horny fibers, as certain sponges.
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noun
  1. keratode.
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Origin of keratose

First recorded in 1850–55; kerat- + -ose1
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British Dictionary definitions for keratose

keratose

adjective
  1. (esp of certain sponges) having a horny skeleton
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keratose in Medicine

keratose

(kĕrə-tōs′)
adj.
  1. Relating to or characterized by keratosis.
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