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Definitions of keratin:

part of speech: noun

Constituent of horny matter; pills coated with keratin are insoluble in the juices of stomach, but soluble in the intestines.

part of speech: noun

Ceratin, epidermose; a scleroprotein or albuminoid present largely in cuticular structures such as hair, nails, horns, etc.; it contains a relatively large amount of sulphur. It is insoluble in the gastric juices and it is for this reason sometimes used for coating pills which are intended to be dissolved only in the intestine.

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