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Past participle: keratinised
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|Verb||1.||keratinise - convert into keratin|
convert - change the nature, purpose, or function of something; "convert lead into gold"; "convert hotels into jails"; "convert slaves to laborers"
|2.||keratinise - become horny and impregnated with keratin|
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"