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- noun A
disorderof the cellslining the inside of a hair follicle, where the normal desquamationprocess is interrupted by an excess of keratin, causing dead skin cells to bond together and cause blockage.
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hyper- + keratinization
Postnatal inactivation of Notch signaling in murine skin leads to hyperkeratinization of the epidermis, formation of epidermoid cysts in the dermis, and loss of subcutaneous fat.