kerato-

kerato- before vowels, kerat-, element meaning "horn, horny," from Gk. keras (gen. keratos) "horn," from PIE *ker- "horn, head."

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  • kerato- — (also kerat before a vowel) combining form 1》 relating to keratin or horny tissue. 2》 relating to the cornea. Origin from Gk keras, kerat horn . kerato (also kerat before a vowel) combining form 1》 relating to keratin or horny tissue. 2》 relating …   English new terms dictionary

  • Kerăto... — Kerăto... (gr.), Horn...., s. Cerato …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • kerato — v. cer1 . Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • kerato- — DEFINICIJA kao prvi dio riječi označava ono što se odnosi na rog, rožnato [keratom] ETIMOLOGIJA grč. kéras: rog …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • kerato- — [ker′ə tō΄, ker′ətə] [< Gr keras (gen. keratos), HORN] combining form 1. horn, hornlike, horny tissue [keratogenous] 2. the cornea [keratotomy]: Also, before a vowel, prefix combining form kerat …   English World dictionary

  • kérato- — 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

  • kerato... — ke|ra|to..., Ke|ra|to... 〈in Zus.〉 horn..., Horn... [<grch. keras „Horn“] * * * kerato...   [griechisch kéras, keratós »Horn«], vor Vokalen meist verkürzt zu kerat..., Wortbildungselement mit der Bedeutung »Horn, Hornhaut«, z. B. Keratine,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • kerato- — combining form see kerat …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • kerato- — var. of cerato : keratogenous. Also, esp. before a vowel, kerat . * * * …   Universalium

  • kerato- — ke|ra|to , Ke|ra|to ↑ kerat , Kerat . * * * Ke|ra|to [zu griech. kéras (Gen.: kératos) = Horn]: Best. in Zus. mit der Bed. Horn… (z. B. Keratoplastik). * * * Ke|ra|to <Best. in Zus. mit der Bed.>: Horn... (z. B. Keratoplastik) …   Universal-Lexikon

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