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keratosis

Line breaks: kera|tosis
Pronunciation: /ˌkɛrəˈtəʊsɪs
 
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Definition of keratosis in English:

noun (plural keratoses)

Medicine
A horny growth, especially on the skin.
Example sentences
  • Typically, seborrheic keratoses don't become cancerous, but they can resemble skin cancer.
  • Differentiating between seborrheic keratoses and melanomas is a challenge.
  • Since that time, he has had sebaceous adenomas, sebaceous carcinomas, and actinic keratoses removed from his nose and cheek.

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