- a tumorlike hardening of tissue.
Origin of scleroma
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- pathol any small area of abnormally hard tissue, esp in a mucous membrane
Word Origin for scleroma
C17: from New Latin, from Greek, from sklēroun to harden, from sklēros hard
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- An indurated patch of body tissue especially in the upper respiratory tract.
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