1. Hypertrophy of the corneous layer of the skin. ... 2a. Any of various conditions marked by hyperkeratosis. ... 2b. A disease of cattle marked by thickening and wringling of the hide and formation of papillary outgrowths on the buccal mucous membranes, often accompanied by watery discharge from ey...
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(hi″pәr-ker″ә-to´sis) hypertrophy of the stratum corneum of the skin, or any of various diseases characterized by that. adj., hyperkeratot´ic., adj.
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in cattle, a disease characterized by inflammation and thickening of the horny covering of the epidermis, the outermost layer of the skin. Other ...
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1. hypertrophy of the corneous layer of the skin. 2a. any of various conditions marked by hyperkeratosis. 2b. a disease of cattle marked by thickening and wringling of the hide and formation of papillary outgrowths on the buccal mucous membranes, often accompanied by watery discharge from eyes and n...
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Hyperkeratosis (from greek: ὑπέρ (huper, “over”); keratos - keratin) is thickening of the stratum corneum, often associated with a qualitative abnormality of the keratin, and also usually accompanied by an increase also in the granular layer. As the corneum layer normally varies greatly in...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: hī′pĕr-ker′ă-tō′sis Definitions: 1. Thickening of the horny layer of the epidermis or mucous membrane. Synonyms: hyperkeratinization
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Abnormal overgrowth of the horny layer of the epidermis.
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Increased keratinization (cornification) of the epidermis, which appears clinically as thickening of the skin or mucous membrane.
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A condition marked by thickening of the outer layer of the skin, which is made of keratin (a tough, protective protein). It can result from normal use (corns, calluses), chronic inflammation (eczema), or genetic disorders (X-linked ichthyosis, ichthyosis vulgaris).
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