keratohyalin

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

kerato- +‎ hyalin

Noun[edit]

keratohyalin (plural keratohyalins)

  1. (biology) A protein structure found in granules in the stratum granulosum of the epidermis, which may be involved in keratinization, and in Hassall corpuscles in the thymus.