hyperkeratosis

hyperkeratosis
\\“+\ noun (plural hyperkeratoses)
Etymology: New Latin, from hyper- + keratosis
1. : hypertrophy of the corneous layer of the skin
2.
a. : any of various conditions marked by hyperkeratosis
b. : a disease of cattle marked by thickening and wrinkling of the hide and formation of papillary outgrowths on the buccal mucous membranes, often accompanied by watery discharge from eyes and nose, diarrhea, loss of condition, and abortion of pregnant animals, and now believed to result from ingestion of the chlorinated naphthalene of various lubricating oils — called also X-disease, XX-disease

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  • hyperkeratosis — noun (plural hyperkeratoses) Etymology: New Latin Date: 1841 hypertrophy of the corneous layer of the skin • hyperkeratotic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • hyperkeratosis — n. abnormal thickening of the skin (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hyperkeratosis — [ˌhʌɪpəkɛrə təʊsɪs] noun Medicine abnormal thickening of the outer layer of the skin …   English new terms dictionary

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