Entry from US English dictionary
Definition of keratose in English:
(Of certain sponges) composed of a horny substance.
- This contrasts with temperate and especially sub-tropical and tropical latitudes where keratose sponges can be common.
- I have taken pictures of them feeding on the yellow keratose sponges.
Mid 19th century: from Greek keras, kerat- 'horn' + -ose1.
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