kerat-

See kerato-.

* * *

prefix denoting
1. the cornea. Example: keratopathy (disease of).
2. horny tissue, especially of the skin.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • kérat- — kérat(o) ♦ Élément, du gr. keras, keratos « corne, cornée ». kérat(o) élément, du gr. keras, keratos, corne, cornée . ⇒KÉR(A) , KÉRAT(O) , (KÉR , KÉRA , KÉRAT , KÉRATO )élém. formant Élém. tiré du gr. , « corne, matière cornée », entrant dans la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • kerat... — kerat...,   Wortbildungselement, kerato …   Universal-Lexikon

  • kerat- — or kerato see cerat * * * var. of kerato before a vowel: keratitis. * * * kerat , combining form. the form of kerato (Cf. ↑kerato ) before vowels, as in keratin. * * * comb. form variant spelling of …   Useful english dictionary

  • kerat- — or kerato combining form Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek kerato , keras horn more at horn cornea < keratitis > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • kerat- — var. of kerato before a vowel: keratitis. * * * …   Universalium

  • kerat- — ke|rat , Ke|rat , vor Konsonanten kerato , Kerato [griech. kéras, Gen.: kératos = Horn]: Bestimmungswort von Zus. mit der Bed. »aus Horn gebildet, hornähnlich«, z. B. Keratin, Keratitis (Augenhornhauterkrankung) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • kerat(o)- — [Gr. keras, gen. keratos horn] a combining form denoting relationship to horny tissue, or to the cornea …   Medical dictionary

  • kerat... — ke|rat..., Ke|rat... vgl. ↑kerato..., Kerato …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • kerat- — combining form variant spelling of kerato shortened before a vowel (as in keratectomy) …   English new terms dictionary

  • kerat- — kerato combining form denoting 1) the cornea. keratopathy disease of 2) horny tissue, especially of the skin …   The new mediacal dictionary

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