Ker"a*tose` (?), n. [Gr. , , horn.] Physiol. Chem.

A tough, horny animal substance entering into the composition of the skeleton of sponges, and other invertebrates; -- called also keratode.


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Ker"a*tose`, a. Zool.

Containing hornlike fibers or fibers of keratose; belonging to the Keratosa.


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