Hyperkeratosis definition

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Hypertrophy of the cornea or the horny layer of the skin.
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An increase in the thickness of the horny layer of the skin.
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An increase of the cells of the cornea of the eye.
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Hypertrophy of the cornea or the horny layer of the skin.
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(pathology) Excess keratin formation on the skin surface, as can be seen in a number of dermatologic conditions.
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Noun

Singular:
hyperkeratosis
Plural:
hyperkeratoses

Origin of hyperkeratosis