noun. organic process by which keratin is deposited in cells and the cells become horny (as in nails and hair).
- biological process
- organic process
Example sentences of the word keratinization
1. Noun, singular or mass
Tazarac is a retinoid medication similar to vitamin A that can treat flat warts by inhibiting the replication of HPV, thereby regulating keratinization to allow healthy skin to grow in place of the warts.