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Noun1.keratinisation - organic process by which keratin is deposited in cells and the cells become horny (as in nails and hair)
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
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This half-and-half appearance can often also occur in people with uraemia (a toxic condition resulting from kidney disease in which there is retention in the bloodstream of waste products normally excreted in the urine) and after chemotherapy discussed later as when there is defective keratinisation due to cell arrest in the nail.
WDSCC showed abundant intercellular bridging, cytoplasmic keratinisation and keratin pearls, nuclear pleomorphism was minimal and mitotic figures were <2/hpf.
Anteroplacement: the junction moves junction forward making it appear that the orifices lie in mucosal tissue (3) * Retroplacement: the MCJ moves posteriorly, keratinisation of the posterior lid margin occurs; retroplacement is more common than anteroplacement.
Porokeratosis is a morphologically distinct disorder of keratinisation.
Squamous pearls and individual cell keratinisation was also noted.
It could be secondary to other primary diseases like allergic dermatoses, parasitic dermatoses, endocrinopathies, keratinisation disorders, immunologic dysfunction and skin neoplasia.
In acanthomatous type the central area of follicles often undergo squamous metaplasia with the development of intercellular bridges and keratinisation.
Entre la vitamine B3 qui accroEt la circulation du sang dans les racines, la B5 qui aide a la croissance du cheveu et la B6 indispensable au processus de keratinisation, autant dire qu'une petite cure de vitamine ne fait pas de mal aux cheveux.
Occasional keratinisation was seen in the malignant cells and tumor diathesis was present in the background.
p-REFINYL[R]: an overall treatment for dilated pores which regulates the process of keratinisation limits production of sebum and redensifies the dermis
They have been shown to affect cell proliferation and differentiation, apoptosis, angiogenesis, keratinisation and sebum secretion, and to have immunomodulatory properties.
Thirdly, circumcision results in increased keratinisation of the glans when not protected by the foreskin; this acts as a protective keratin layer, minimising HIV penetration of the surface epithelium.