Definition of Cornifying

1. Verb. (present participle of cornify) ¹



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Definition of Cornifying

1. cornify [v] - See also: cornify

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cornifying

corniculate cartilage
corniculate tubercle
corniculopharyngeal ligament
corniculum
corniculum laryngis
cornier
corniest
cornific
cornification
cornifications
cornifies
corniform
cornify
cornifying (current term)
cornigerous
cornily
cornin
corniness
corninesses
corning
corniplume
corniplumes
cornist
cornists
cornland
cornlands
cornless
cornlike

Literary usage of Cornifying

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1901)
"On the other hand, the cornifying degeneration is very important and does occur in all three germ-layers, for we observe it in the ectoderm of the skin, ..."

2. Principles of Surgery by Worcester Allen Bryan (1913)
"Squamous-celled cancer, distinguished by the presence of cornifying epithelium. 2. Glandular skin-cancer, which does not show ..."

3. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1888)
"The cornifying effect of the drug on the epithelium of the rete is undoubted. Surgically, what are the indications for the drug ? ..."

4. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1908)
"In the type of carcinoma of the skin called non-cornifying by Ribbert and popularly known at present as carcinoma ..."

5. The Laryngoscope by American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society (1901)
"Mr. Shattock made transverse sections through the whole growth and its base, and it in part bore the characters of a typical cornifying epithelioma. ..."

6. A Manual of Pathological Anatomy by Karl Rokitansky (1854)
"... within textures isolated by products of inflammation, entering into a fibroid transformation and then cornifying and shrivelling into a callous capsule. ..."

7. The Journal of Cancer Research (1916)
"There are definite ecto- dermal derivatives such as cornifying squamous epithelium, glands, probable hair follicles, and nerve cells; definite meso- dermic ..."

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