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scleroid

[ skleer-oid, skler- ]
/ ˈsklɪər ɔɪd, ˈsklɛr- /
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adjective Biology.
hard or indurated.
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Origin of scleroid

First recorded in 1855–60; scler- + -oid
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How to use scleroid in a sentence

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

    Putnam's Word Book|Louis A. Flemming

British Dictionary definitions for scleroid

scleroid
/ (ˈsklɪərɔɪd) /

adjective
(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

Medical definitions for scleroid

scleroid
[ sklîroid′ ]

adj.
Hard or hardened.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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