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Cornified

Cornified --> keratinised

Having become horny.

Synonym: cornified.


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What is the difference between these terms?

I keep on mixing up these terms. Does anyone know the difference between cornified , hornified and keratinized ?

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by ailslia
Sat Apr 10, 2010 12:07 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What is the difference between these terms?
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what is meant by the word cornified?

becoming horny tissue (keratin); synonymous to keratinized http://www.biology-online.org/dictionary/Cornified (definition of keratin: http://www.biology-online.org/dictionary/Keratin )

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by honee_v
Mon Jan 29, 2007 12:26 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: what is meant by the word cornified?
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what is meant by the word cornified?

what is meant by the word cornified? Usage: Cornifcation, Cornified epidermal scales, etc Thank You _________________ I'm-Un-Break-A-Ble

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by satrohraj
Sun Jan 28, 2007 11:05 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: what is meant by the word cornified?
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The Fiber Disease

... for each species.(Figures SD 1,2 & 3). Anatomy: Dermatophytes produce keratinases that enable them to invade the keratinized layers of the cornified layer and use the keratin as an energy source. The fungi do not infect mucosal surfaces (e.g. oral or vaginal surfaces) as their epithelium ...

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by Skytroll
Thu Jul 20, 2006 8:11 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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