keratogenous


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Related to keratogenous: keratogenesis

keratogenous

(ˌkɛrəˈtɒdʒɪnəs)
adj
(Pathology) developing or causing the growth of horny tissue
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The formation of distorted fibre ends is due of changes that take place in the keratogenous zone of the fibre.
This clinical type is characterized by a primitive invasion of the nail matrix keratogenous zone through the proximal nail fold horny layer.