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Definition of Keratolytic

Keratolytic: Pertaining to keratolysis, the softening and shedding of the horny outer layer of the skin. A keratolytic agent is a peeling agent.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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