kerat-


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kerat(o)-

 
word element [Gr.], horny tissue; cornea.

kerato-

, kerat- (ker'ă-tō, ker-at'),
1. The cornea.
See also: cerat-, cerato-.
2. Horny tissue or cells.
See also: cerat-, cerato-.
[G. keras, horn]

kerat-, kerato-

1 prefix meaning "horny, cornified": keratolysis, keratoma, keratonosis.
2 prefix meaning "cornea, corneal": keratoiritis, keratoleukoma, keratome.

kerato-

, kerat-
Combining forms indicating the cornea; horny tissue or cells.
See also: cerat-, cerato-
[G. keras, horn]