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scleroid

[skleer-oid, skler-]
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adjective Biology.
  1. hard or indurated.

Origin of scleroid

First recorded in 1855–60; scler- + -oid
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Examples from the Web for scleroid

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  • Associated words: scleroid, enucleate, enucleation, inenucleable.

    Putnam's Word Book

    Louis A. Flemming


British Dictionary definitions for scleroid

scleroid

adjective
  1. (of organisms and their parts) hard or hardened
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

scleroid in Medicine

scleroid

([object Object])
adj.
  1. Hard or hardened.
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