keratohyalin granules


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ker·a·to·hy·a·lin gran·ules

irregularly shaped basophilic granules in the cells of the stratum granulosum of the epidermis.

keratohyalin granules (ker´ətō-hī´əlin),

n.pl basophilic granules (0.2 to 4.5 micron) found in cells of the stratum granulosum that are presumed to play a role in keratinization.