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scleroma

[ skli-roh-muh ]
/ skl瑟藞ro蕣 m蓹 /
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noun, plural scle路ro路mas, scle路ro路ma路ta [skli-roh-muh-tuh]. /skl瑟藞ro蕣 m蓹 t蓹/. Pathology.
a tumorlike hardening of tissue.
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Origin of scleroma

From the Greek word skl岣梤艒ma, dating back to 1675鈥85. See scler-, -oma
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British Dictionary definitions for scleroma

scleroma
/ (skl瑟蓹藞r蓹蕣m蓹) /

noun plural -mata (-m蓹t蓹) or -mas
pathol any small area of abnormally hard tissue, esp in a mucous membrane

Word Origin for scleroma

C17: from New Latin, from Greek, from skl膿roun to harden, from skl膿ros hard
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Medical definitions for scleroma

scleroma
[ skl蓹-r艒m蓹 ]

n. pl. scle鈥o鈥as
An indurated patch of body tissue especially in the upper respiratory tract.
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