Medical Definition of Keratin filaments

1. A class of intermediate filament's that form a network within epithelial cells and anchor to desmosomes, thus imparting tensile strength to the tissue. Synonym: cytokeratin filaments. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Keratin Filaments

kerargyrite
kerasin
kerat-
keratalgia
keratan sulfate
keratan sulphate
keratectasia
keratectomies
keratectomy
keratein
keratiasis
keratic precipitates
keratin
keratin filaments (current term)
keratin pearl
keratinases
keratinisation
keratinise
keratinising epithelium
keratinizations
keratinize
keratinized
keratinizes
keratinizing
keratinocyte

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