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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.
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keratosis

(ˌkɛrəˈtəʊsɪs)
n
1. (Pathology) any skin condition marked by a horny growth, such as a wart
2. (Pathology) a horny growth
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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.
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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
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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.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

keratosis

n queratosis f; actinic — queratosis actínica; seborrheic — queratosis seborreica
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The important consideration in these cases is not the horn, but the underlying pathology which may be benign (Seborrheic keratosis, viral warts, histiocytoma, inverted follicular keratosis, verrucous epidermal nevus, molluscum contagiosum, etc.), premalignant (Solar keratosis, arsenical keratosis, Bowen's disease) or malignant (Squamous cell carcinoma, rarely basal cell carcinoma, metastatic renal carcinoma, granular cell tumour, sebaceous carcinoma or Kaposi's sarcoma.
(2013) using BerEP4 to distinguish 24 BCC specimens with 88 common skin neoplasms, namely, trichoepithelioma, actinic keratosis, squamous cell carcinoma in situ, squamous cell carcinoma, seborrheic keratosis, lichen planus like keratosis, nevi, hemangioma, inverted follicular keratosis, sebaceous adenoma, and Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) from dermatopathology files, also showed that it was able to diffusely stain all BCC sections.
Inverted follicular keratosis is an irritated seborrheic keratosis.