Medical Definition of Keratocyst

1. Odontogenic cyst derived from remnants of the dental lamina and appearing as a unilocular or multilocular radiolucency which may produce jaw expansion; epithelial lining is characterised microscopically by a uniform thickness, a corrugated superficial layer of parakeratin, and a prominent basal layer composed of palisaded columnar cells; associated with the bifid rib basal cell nevus syndrome. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Keratocyst

keratitis profunda
keratitis sicca
keratitises
keratoacanthomas
keratoacanthomata
keratoangioma
keratoatrophoderma
keratocele
keratoconjunctitis
keratoconjunctivitis
keratoconjunctivitis sicca
keratoconus
keratocricoid
keratocyst (current term)
keratocyte
keratocytes
keratoderma blennorrhagica
keratoderma blennorrhagicum
keratoderma eccentrica
keratoderma plantare sulcatum
keratodermia
keratoectasia
keratoelastoidosis
keratoelastoidosis marginalis

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