Definition of Keratinize

1. Verb. Convert into keratin.

Exact synonyms: Keratinise
Generic synonyms: Convert
Related verbs: Keratinise



2. Verb. Become horny and impregnated with keratin.
Exact synonyms: Keratinise
Generic synonyms: Change
Related verbs: Keratinise
Derivative terms: Keratinisation, Keratinization

Definition of Keratinize

1. Verb. To convert into keratin ¹

2. Verb. To take on the appearance of keratin, or become impregnated with keratin ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Keratinize

1. [v -NIZED, -NIZING, -NIZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Keratinize

keratein
keratiasis
keratic precipitates
keratin
keratin filaments
keratin pearl
keratinases
keratinisation
keratinise
keratinising epithelium
keratinizations
keratinize (current term)
keratinized
keratinizes
keratinizing
keratinocyte
keratinocyte growth factor
keratinogenesis
keratinoid
keratinophilic
keratinosome
keratinous cyst
keratins
keratitides

Literary usage of Keratinize

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1. General Pathology: An Introduction to the Study of Medicine, Being a by Horst Oertel (1921)
"... (keratinize). The growth projects in the form of vascular villous excrescences. These are apt to break off and so give rise to severe repeated ..."

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