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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of keratinize.


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  • From page 141 on: It turns out that human horns, anomalous growths consisting entirely of concentric layers of keratinized epidermal cells with a tendency to originate on the sites of sebaceous cysts, warts, or scars, are 'far more frequent than ordinarily supposed,' according to Drs. George Gould and Walter Pyle (Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine; New York, Julian Press, 1956, p. 222).

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  • And, in fact, they aren't exactly horns: they share the keratinized gloss and surface of standard animal horns, but they lack the bony core.

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  • A recent study looking at sensitivity of the penis in the circumcised and uncircumcised male found that the five most sensitive areas on the penis are removed at circumcision, and that the keratinized glans on the circumcised penis is less sensitive than the foreskin-protected, mucosa-lined glans on the uncircumcised penis.

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  • “A nude human female with golden-colored, dead keratinized cells surrounding its skull and groin,” PLOF-873 offered.

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  • Unlike most turtles, the carapace of a softshell is covered with leathery skin instead of keratinized plates.

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  • [1] As the cells in the three regions begin to keratinize and harden, they are integrated into the dead (keratinized) portion of the hair fiber; new hair cells in the hair bulb region push the dead shaft upwards towards the skin's surface.

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  • What we see and brush as hair is actually the hair shaft, which is the keratinized, hardened tissue that grows from this follicle.

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  • Stratified squamous keratinized / cornified Ex. Epidermis of skin 2.

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  • Stratified squamous non-keratinized / non-cornified Ex. Lining epithelium of Esophagus, Mouth, Anal canal, Vagina c.

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  • Forum, Dano "nails are made up of keratinized cells - dead cells jam-packed full of hard keratin protein.

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