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1. keratin

noun. ['ˈkɛrətən, ˈkɛrətɪn'] a fibrous scleroprotein that occurs in the outer layer of the skin and in horny tissues such as hair, feathers, nails, and hooves.

Synonyms

  • ceratin
  • albuminoid
  • plume
  • plumage
  • horn
  • scleroprotein
  • hair

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • underdress
  • dress down
  • undercharge

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Example sentences of the word keratin


1. Noun, plural
Normally these keratin cells are pushed forward and made flat, which makes the nail bed look clear.

2. Noun, singular or mass
In cases in which there is an extra amount of keratin, white spots form on the nail.

3. Adjective
Increased keratin** production is responsible for a condition called keratosis pilaris.

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