causing growth of horn, skin or hair

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • keratogenic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|jenik adjective Etymology: kerat + genic : capable of inducing proliferation of epidermal tissues …   Useful english dictionary

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