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sclerodermatous

[ skleer-uh-dur-muh-tuhs, skler- ]
/ ˌsklɪər əˈdɜr mə təs, ˌsklɛr- /
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adjective
Zoology. covered with a hardened tissue, as scales.
of or relating to scleroderma.
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Origin of sclerodermatous

First recorded in 1895–1900; sclero- + -dermatous
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British Dictionary definitions for sclerodermatous

sclerodermatous
/ (ˌsklɪərəʊˈdɜːmətəs) /

adjective
(of animals) possessing a hard external covering of scales or plates
of or relating to scleroderma
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