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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.

keratosis

(ˌkɛrəˈtəʊsɪs)
n
1. (Pathology) any skin condition marked by a horny growth, such as a wart
2. (Pathology) a horny growth

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.
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
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.

keratosis

n queratosis f; actinic — queratosis actínica; seborrheic — queratosis seborreica
References in periodicals archive ?
Keratosis Palmaris et plantaris of Thost- Unna is an autosomal dominant genodermatosis in which hyperkeratosis is confined to palms and soles.
PC is a rare, autosomal dominant disorder characterized by triad of subungual hyperkeratosis with accumulation of hard keratinous material beneath the distal portion of the nails, lifting the nails from the nail bed, keratosis palmaris et plantaris with thick callosities, especially on the soles and thick white areas on the oral mucosa.4,5 Other associated features which may occur include keratosis pilaris, hyperkeratotic follicular papules on the sites of friction, hair abnormalities and hyperhidrosis of the palms and soles.

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