How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"kerato" is from "kerat" (horn) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "horny tissue" or "cornea" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|In rare instances, keratoses can bleed.|
|Thermal keratoplasty alters corneal curvature by heating the tissue and causing shrinkage.|