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Meaning of KERATOSIS

Pronunciation:  `keru'towsis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a skin condition marked by an overgrowth of layers of horny skin
 

KERATOSIS is a 9 letter word that starts with K.

 

 See Also: actinic keratosis, Darier's disease, disease of the skin, keratoderma blennorrhagica, keratosis blennorrhagica, keratosis follicularis, keratosis pilaris, seborrheic keratosis, skin condition, skin disease, skin disorder, skin problem, verruca, wart

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: A localized overgrowth of the upper layer of skin. Common forms of keratosis include aging (senile keratosis) and sun exposure (actinic keratosis).
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Any horny growth on the skin, such as a wart.
 

 

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