keratohyalin granules

Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

ker·a·to·hy·a·lin gran·ules

irregularly shaped basophilic granules in the cells of the stratum granulosum of the epidermis.
References in periodicals archive ?
11 Tonofilament clumping is the earliest morphological abnormality occurring during the second trimester and precedes the formation of keratohyalin granules and stratum corneum.