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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 ?
(10) Premalignant lesions such as leukoplakia, erythroplacia, smokeless tobacco keratosis, oral sub mucosal fibrosis, Lichen Planus, Condylom Acominatum, Inverted Schneiderian Papilloma Actinic Keratosis are briefly discussed below.
If occurs, smokeless tobacco keratosis takes up to five years to emerge.
Table 1: Comparing the possibility of dysplastic changes in oral lesions is the likelihood of dysplasia in dysplastic lesions Proliferative verrucous leukoplakia *** Nicotine palatinus in reverse smoking *** Erythroplakia *** Oral sub mucus fibrous with leukoplakia *** Granular leukoplakia *** Laryngeal keratosis *** Actinic cheilitis *** Syphilitic glossitis with dorsal leukoplakia *** Smooth, thick leukoplakia ** Smokeless tobacco keratosis ** Plammer Vinson disease * Lichen planus ,erosive form * Smooth, Thin leukoplakia Dyskeratosis congenital ?