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ker·a·tin·ize

 (kĕr′ə-tə-nīz′)
intr.v. ker·a·tin·ized, ker·a·tin·iz·ing, ker·a·tin·iz·es
To undergo keratinization.
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keratinize

(kɪˈrætɪˌnaɪz; ˈkɛrətɪ-) or

keratinise

vb
(Zoology) to become or cause to become impregnated with keratin
keˌratiniˈzation, keˌratiniˈsation n
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keratinize


Past participle: keratinized
Gerund: keratinizing

Imperative
keratinize
keratinize
Present
I keratinize
you keratinize
he/she/it keratinizes
we keratinize
you keratinize
they keratinize
Preterite
I keratinized
you keratinized
he/she/it keratinized
we keratinized
you keratinized
they keratinized
Present Continuous
I am keratinizing
you are keratinizing
he/she/it is keratinizing
we are keratinizing
you are keratinizing
they are keratinizing
Present Perfect
I have keratinized
you have keratinized
he/she/it has keratinized
we have keratinized
you have keratinized
they have keratinized
Past Continuous
I was keratinizing
you were keratinizing
he/she/it was keratinizing
we were keratinizing
you were keratinizing
they were keratinizing
Past Perfect
I had keratinized
you had keratinized
he/she/it had keratinized
we had keratinized
you had keratinized
they had keratinized
Future
I will keratinize
you will keratinize
he/she/it will keratinize
we will keratinize
you will keratinize
they will keratinize
Future Perfect
I will have keratinized
you will have keratinized
he/she/it will have keratinized
we will have keratinized
you will have keratinized
they will have keratinized
Future Continuous
I will be keratinizing
you will be keratinizing
he/she/it will be keratinizing
we will be keratinizing
you will be keratinizing
they will be keratinizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been keratinizing
you have been keratinizing
he/she/it has been keratinizing
we have been keratinizing
you have been keratinizing
they have been keratinizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been keratinizing
you will have been keratinizing
he/she/it will have been keratinizing
we will have been keratinizing
you will have been keratinizing
they will have been keratinizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been keratinizing
you had been keratinizing
he/she/it had been keratinizing
we had been keratinizing
you had been keratinizing
they had been keratinizing
Conditional
I would keratinize
you would keratinize
he/she/it would keratinize
we would keratinize
you would keratinize
they would keratinize
Past Conditional
I would have keratinized
you would have keratinized
he/she/it would have keratinized
we would have keratinized
you would have keratinized
they would have keratinized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.keratinize - convert into keratin
convert - change the nature, purpose, or function of something; "convert lead into gold"; "convert hotels into jails"; "convert slaves to laborers"
keratinise, keratinize - become horny and impregnated with keratin
2.keratinize - 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"
keratinise, keratinize - convert into keratin
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I saw keratinised squamous cell carcinoma, words that broke my heart into pieces.
Keratinised Mucosa: Thick tissue phenotype with flat gingival architecture has a wider keratinised mucosa compared to that of thin and scalloped one.
The keratinised epithelium of omasum was easily scrubbed off by blunt surface of BP-handle.
The whole surface is covered by keratinised stratified squamous epithelium.
They revolve around what practitioners have effectively been telling the patients to do themselves at home for years: debridement of keratinised lid margins; purging of thickened meibum; and removal of blepharitis crusts.
The lining of the gingiva, hard palate and the dorsum of the tongue are completely keratinised with a superficial horny layer, whereas in the lip, cheek, vestibular fornix, alveolar mucosa, floor of mouth and soft palate, the epithelium is non-keratinised.
The stratum corneum consisted of several layers of extremely flattened, anucleate keratinised cells.
Thick, healthy hair growth is dependent on continuous cell division within the dermal matrix of the follicle - when a cell divides, one will die, harden and become keratinised. Dead keratinised cells are then forced into the shaft of the follicle, compacted with millions of other keratinised cells, and excreted as hair.