hyperkeratosis

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(hī″pĕr-ker″ă-tō′sĭs )

(-tō′sēz″)

pl. hyperkeratoses [hyper- + keratosis]

1. An overgrowth of the cornea.
2. An overgrowth of the horny layer of the epidermis.
hyperkeratotic (″ă-tot′ik ), adj.

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