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[kerato- + -in] Any of the durable protein polymers that are found only in epithelial cells and provide structural strength to skin, hair, and nails. The fibrous protein is produced by keratinocytes and may be hard or soft.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Keratin." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/745867/all/keratin.
Keratin. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/745867/all/keratin. Accessed September 22, 2019.
Keratin. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/745867/all/keratin
Keratin [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 September 22]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/745867/all/keratin.
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