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ker·a·tin

n :  any of various sulfur-containing fibrous proteins that form the chemical basis of horny epidermal tissues (as hair and nails) and are typically not digested by enzymes of the gastrointestinal tract - see PSEUDOKERATIN  .
 
 
 
Similar sounding terms:  car·o·tene  cor·tin  cre·atine  cre·tin 

 
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