keratogenic

keratogenic
  a. able to cause growth of horn, skin, hair, etc.
   ♦ keratogenous, a. horn- producing.
   ♦ keratoid, a. horny.
   ♦ keratode, n. keratose substance.
   ♦ keratose, n. &
  a. (substance) of horny fibres.
   ♦ keratosis, n. excessive growth of horny tissue of skin.

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  • keratogenic — ker·a·to·gen·ic .ker ət ō jen ik adj capable of inducing proliferation of epidermal tissues …   Medical dictionary

  • keratogenic — causing growth of horn, skin or hair Causation and Formation …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • keratogenic — ker·a·to·gen·ic …   English syllables

  • keratogenic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|jenik adjective Etymology: kerat + genic : capable of inducing proliferation of epidermal tissues …   Useful english dictionary

  • Causation and Formation — These words refer to causation, formation, origination, production, growth, development or generation. While this might seem like a pretty broad category, all of the words in the list derive from the single Greek word genesis, which can have all… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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