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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Physiol. Chem.) A tough, horny animal substance entering into the composition of the skeleton of sponges, and other invertebrates; -- called also keratode.
  • adjective (Zoöl.) Containing hornlike fibers or fibers of keratose; belonging to the Keratosa.

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  • adjective medicine Relating to or marked by keratosis; horny.

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