Definition of keratosis in English:


Line breaks: kera|tosis
Pronunciation: /ˌkɛrəˈtəʊsɪs

noun (plural keratoses)

  • A horny growth, especially on the skin.
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    • 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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