hyperkeratinization

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hyper- +‎ keratinization

Noun[edit]

hyperkeratinization (countable and uncountable, plural hyperkeratinizations)

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  1. A disorder of the cells lining the inside of a hair follicle, where the normal desquamation process is interrupted by an excess of keratin, causing dead skin cells to bond together and cause blockage.