Definition of Keratoderma

1. Noun. Any skin disorder consisting of a growth that appears horny.

Exact synonyms: Keratodermia
Generic synonyms: Disease Of The Skin, Skin Disease, Skin Disorder

Medical Definition of Keratoderma

1. 1. Any horny superficial growth. 2. A generalised thickening of the horny layer of the epidermis. Origin: kerato-+ G. Derma, skin (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Keratoderma

keratoacanthomas
keratoacanthomata
keratoangioma
keratoatrophoderma
keratocele
keratoconjunctitis
keratoconjunctivitis
keratoconjunctivitis sicca
keratoconus
keratocricoid
keratocyst
keratocyte
keratocytes
keratoderma blennorrhagica
keratoderma blennorrhagicum
keratoderma eccentrica
keratoderma plantare sulcatum
keratodermia
keratoectasia
keratoelastoidosis
keratoelastoidosis marginalis
keratoepithelioplasty
keratogenetic

Literary usage of Keratoderma

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1. Diseases of the Skin by Richard Lightburn Sutton (1919)
"... however, especially if the systemic treatment be reinforced by proper local medication. In rare instances, keratoderma may develop, ..."

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