Definición de keratinize en inglés:

keratinize

Saltos de línea: kera¦tin|ize
Pronunciación: /ˈkɛrətɪnʌɪz
 
, kəˈrat-/
(also keratinise)

verbo

Biology
  • Change or become changed into a form containing keratin: [with object]: the products of the epidermal line are ultimately keratinized [no object]: the cells keratinize under oestrogenic action
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Tumors that arise distally below the dentate line are typically keratinizing squamous cell cancers.
    • Earliest changes in the hair follicle occur when the follicular canal becomes blocked with abnormally keratinized desquamating cells.
    • The stratum corneum, the top layer, is composed of dead keratinized cells.

Derivativos

keratinization

Pronunciación: /-ˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Occasionally, the reactive keratinocytes may show individual keratinization and nonatypical mitosis.
  • Two of the subjects had keratinization of the palms, and one had keratinization of the feet.
  • Neoplastic cells may be oval, polyhedral, spindle-shaped, or giant, although in an undifferentiated carcinoma they present as small cells without keratinization.

Origen

late 19th century: from Greek keratinos 'horny' + -ize.

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