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sclerosed

[skli-rohst, skleer-ohzd, skler-]
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adjective Pathology.
  1. hardened or indurated, as by sclerosis.
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Origin of sclerosed

First recorded in 1875–80; scleros(is) + -ed2
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  • The glomeruli stand out as whitish dots and the sclerosed arteries are easily recognized, as their walls are much thickened.

    Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:

    Louis Marshall Warfield

  • When the arteries are sclerosed, they are less elastic and the blood supply is, therefore, less easily regulated.

    Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:

    Louis Marshall Warfield

  • In cases where the arteries are so sclerosed that they feel like pipe stems there may be an actual decrease in the blood pressure.

    Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:

    Louis Marshall Warfield

  • Here (vide supra) (Thayer), the palpable arteries do appear to be sclerosed permanently.

    Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:

    Louis Marshall Warfield

  • But when the radials are sclerosed, it is usually the case that similar changes exist in other parts.

    Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:

    Louis Marshall Warfield


British Dictionary definitions for sclerosed

sclerosed

adjective
  1. pathol hardened; sclerotic
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