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Noun: keratinisation  ,ke-ru-tu-nu'zey-shun [N. Amer], ,ke-ru-tu-nI'zey-shun [Brit]
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: keratinization)
  1. Organic process by which keratin is deposited in cells and the cells become horny (as in nails and hair)
    - keratinization

Derived forms: keratinisations

Type of: biological process, organic process

Encyclopedia: Keratinisation