Definition of keratosis in English:


Syllabification: ker·a·to·sis
Pronunciation: /ˌkerəˈtōsis

noun (plural keratoses /-sēz/)

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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