TITLE

hyperkeratinization

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1034
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "hyperkeratinization" is presented. Hyperkeratinization refers to a thickening of the horny layers of the skin, especially of the palms and soles. The term originated from the word "keras" which means horn. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21231442

 

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