hyperkeratinization

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hyper- +‎ keratinization

Noun[edit]

hyperkeratinization (countable and uncountable, plural hyperkeratinizations)

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia
  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.

Related terms[edit]