keratosis

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ker·a·to·sis

 (kĕr′ə-tō′sĭs)
n. pl. ker·a·to·ses (-sēz)
Excessive growth of horny tissue of the skin.

ker′a·tot′ic (-tŏt′ĭk) adj.

keratosis

(ˌkɛrəˈtəʊsɪs)
n
1. (Pathology) any skin condition marked by a horny growth, such as a wart
2. (Pathology) a horny growth

ker•a•to•sis

(ˌkɛr əˈtoʊ sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-sēz).
1. any skin disease characterized by a horny growth, as a wart.
2. any horny growth.
[1880–85]
ker`a•to′sic, ker`a•tot′ic (-ˈtɒt ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.keratosis - a skin condition marked by an overgrowth of layers of horny skin
verruca, wart - (pathology) a firm abnormal elevated blemish on the skin; caused by a virus
disease of the skin, skin disease, skin disorder - a disease affecting the skin
actinic keratosis - an overgrowth of skin layers resulting from extended exposure to the sun
keratoderma blennorrhagica, keratosis blennorrhagica - skin disease characterized by a scaly rash on the palms and soles; associated with Reiter's syndrome
Darier's disease, keratosis follicularis - a rare hereditary condition marked by dark crusted patches (sometimes containing pus)
keratosis pilaris - keratosis characterized by hard conical elevations in the openings of sebaceous glands (especially of arms and thighs)
seborrheic keratosis - a skin condition characterized by circumscribed wartlike lesions that can be itchy and covered with a greasy crust
Translations

ker·a·to·sis

n. queratosis, condición callosa de la piel tal como callos y verrugas;
actinic ______ actínica, lesión solar precancerosa;
blenorrhagic ______ blenorrágica, manifestada en la palma de las manos y los pies con erupción escamosa.

keratosis

n queratosis f; actinic — queratosis actínica; seborrheic — queratosis seborreica