[ ker-uh-tohs ]
/ ˈkɛr əˌtoʊs /
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having a skeleton formed of horny fibers, as certain sponges.
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British Dictionary definitions for keratose
/ (ˈkɛrəˌtəʊs, -ˌtəʊz) /
(esp of certain sponges) having a horny skeleton
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Medical definitions for keratose
[ kĕr′ə-tōs′ ]
Relating to or characterized by keratosis.
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