Definition of Keratohyalin

1. Noun. Hyaline in the large granules of the stratum granulosum.

Generic synonyms: Hyalin, Hyaline



Definition of Keratohyalin

1. Noun. (biology) A protein structure found in granules in the stratum granulosum of the epidermis, which may be involved in keratinization, and in Hassall corpuscles in the thymus. ¹

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Medical Definition of Keratohyalin

1. The substance in the large basophilic granules of the stratum granulosum of the epidermis. Origin: kerato-+ hyalin (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Keratohyalin

keratodermia
keratoectasia
keratoelastoidosis
keratoelastoidosis marginalis
keratoepithelioplasty
keratogenetic
keratogenous membrane
keratoglossus
keratography
keratohyal
keratohyalin (current term)
keratohyalin granule
keratohyalin granules
keratoid exanthema
keratoidea
keratoiritis
keratokinase
keratoleptynsis
keratoleukoma
keratolysis exfoliativa
keratolysis plantare sulcatum
keratolytic

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