parakeratosis is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

To view the entire topic, please or purchase a subscription.

Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary Online + Mobile powered by Unbound Medicine. Find 65,000 medical and nursing definitions. Download to iPhone, iPad, and Android. Explore these free sample topics:

Taber’s Online

-- The first section of this topic is shown below --

(par″ă-ker″ă-tō′sĭs )

(′sēz″)
pl. parakeratoses [para- + keratosis]
The persistence of nuclei within the keratinocytes of the stratum corneum of epidermis or mucosal layers. It indicates a partial keratinization process and is a general term applied to disorders of the keratinized layer of the skin.

-- To view the remaining sections of this topic, please or purchase a subscription --