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Ceratin is sometimes a misspelling of certain or keratin.

Definition of the noun ceratin

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noun - plural: ceratins

  1. a fibrous scleroprotein that occurs in the outer layer of the skin and in horny tissues such as hair, feathers, nails, and hooves
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonym of ceratin: keratin
    • more generic words: albuminoid / scleroprotein = a simple protein found in horny and cartilaginous tissues and in the lens of the eye
    • substance of: feather / plumage / plume = the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds; hair = a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures; horn = the material (mostly keratin) that covers the horns of ungulates and forms hooves and claws and nails

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Google previewDictionary of Hard Words (1910)

by Robert Morris Pierce

ceratin я. horn-substance [also spelt ceratine; synonymous cognates keratin, keratine] 'seza-tin. ceratina n. (horn-plate) si'zaeti-na. ceratode я. horn- like ...

Google previewLexicon Scientiarum (1851)

A Dictionary of Terms, Etc by Henry McMurtrie

CERATIN'EA, Min., xtpaj (keras), horn. The third Order of the second Class of Minerals, consisting of Horn-silver and some other species of the genus Ceratus. CE'RATOID, Anat., Gr., xtpaj (keras), horn, and tiSoj (eidos), shape. Horn-like.

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biology (2003)

by S. Choudhary

Under ceratin circumstances it can be an excitotoxin, and appears to cause the death of nerve cells in a variety of neurodegenerative disorders. Early research has shown that glutamate may cause nerve cell death in Alzheimer's disease, and ...

Google previewThe Universal Etymological English Dictionary: (1773)

In Two Parts: Containing, I. An Additional Collection 1. Of Some Thousands of Words Not in the Former Volume with Their Etymologies and Explications ... 2 Of a Considerable Number of Terms of Art ... 3 Of Proper Names of Persons and Places in Great Britain ... 4. The Theogony, Theology, and Mythology of the Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, &c. ... II. An Orthographical Dictionary ... by Nathan Bailey

CERATIN E A/gument: [in Lagitkj sophisq tical and intricate Arguments. CERA'TION [among Cþymxslx] making of a Substance sit to be dissolved, or melted. CERATOIRES s in Anatomy ] the ...

Google previewAn universal etymological English dictionary. 21st [sic] ed (1790)

by Nathan Bailey

CERATIN'E Argument [in Lcpck] sophifa tical and intricate Arguments. CERA' TIQN [among CLymists] making of a Substance fit to be dissolved, or melted. CERATOIDES [in Anatomy] the horny Coat of the Eye. CERATOGLOS'SUM [of Ki ><, ...

Google previewAn universal etymological dictionary ... The sixteenth edition, with considerable improvements (1757)

by Nathan BAILEY

- CERATIN'E A'gi'mtn!s [ in ...

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Scrabble value of C3E1R1A1T1I1N1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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