keloid (KĒ-loyd): Formation of a raised or hypertrophic scar.
keratin (KER-ăt-ĭn): Intracellular fibrous protein that gives hair, nails, and skin their hardness and water-resistant properties.
keratinocyte (kĕ-RĂT-ĭ-nō-sīt): Cell that manufactures and stores the protein keratin.
keratitis (ker-ă-TĪT-ĭs): Inflammation of the cornea.
keratogenic (kĕr-ă-TŎJ-ĕ-nŭk): Agent that causes growth of horny tissue.
keratomalacia (kĕr-ă-tō-mă-LĀ-shē-ă): Softening of the cornea.
keratometer (kĕr-ă-TŎM-ĕ-ter): Instrument used to measure (the curvature) of the eye.
keratoplasty (KER-ăt-ō-plas-tē): Surgical repair of the cornea.
keratosis (ker-ă-TŌ-sĭs): Abnormal condition of growth of horny tissue.
kinesthesia (kin-ĕs-THĒ-zh(ē-)ă): Body movement.
kyphosis (kī-FŌ-sĭs): Abnormal condition of convexity of the spine.