keratin

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κέρας (kéras) +‎ -in.

Noun[edit]

keratin (countable and uncountable, plural keratins)

  1. (biochemistry) The protein of which hair and nails are composed.

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References[edit]

  • keratin” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2017.

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