Keratogenous Ker`a*tog"e*nous, a. [Gr. ke`ras, -atos, horn + -genous.] Producing horn; as, the keratogenous membrane within the horny hoof of the horse. [1913 Webster]

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  • keratogenous — [ker΄ə täj′ə nəs] adj. [ KERATO + GENOUS] causing the growth of horny tissue …   English World dictionary

  • keratogenous — keratofagai statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Organizmai, gadinantys medžiagas ir produktus, turinčius keratino (pvz., plunksninės erkės). atitikmenys: angl. keratogenous; keratophag vok. Keratophag, m rus. кератофаг, m …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • keratogenous — |kerə|tājənəs adjective Etymology: kerat + genous : producing horn or horny tissue * * * /ker euh toj euh neuhs/, adj. producing horn or a horny substance. [1885 90; KERATO + GENOUS] * * * keratogenous / ojˈi nəs/ adjective Producing horn or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • keratogenous — /ker euh toj euh neuhs/, adj. producing horn or a horny substance. [1885 90; KERATO + GENOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • keratogenous — adjective That produces horny tissue …   Wiktionary

  • keratogenous — Causing a growth of cells that produce keratin and result in the formation of horny tissue, such as fingernails, scales, feathers, etc. * * * ker·a·tog·e·nous .ker ə täj ə nəs adj producing horn or horny tissue * * * ker·a·tog·e·nous… …   Medical dictionary

  • keratogenous — adj. creating a keratinous substance, creating keratin (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • keratogenous — ker·a·tog·e·nous …   English syllables

  • keratogenous — /kɛrəˈtɒdʒənəs/ (say keruh tojuhnuhs) adjective producing horn or a horny substance. {kerato (combining form representing Greek keras horn) + genous} …   Australian English dictionary

  • keratogenous membrane — 1. matrix unguis. 2. a similar structure in the hoof of an animal, from which horny tissue grows …   Medical dictionary

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