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sclerosed

[ skli-rohst, skleer-ohzd, skler- ]

adjective

, Pathology.
  1. hardened or indurated, as by sclerosis.


sclerosed

/ ˈsklɪərəʊst /

adjective

  1. pathol hardened; sclerotic


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Word History and Origins

Origin of sclerosed1

First recorded in 1875–80; scleros(is) + -ed 2

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Example Sentences

It will restore an inflamed mucous membrane to its normal condition, except where the membrane is sclerosed or atrophied.

In half the cases the radial artery was sclerosed; in the majority the tension was not increased.

The bone is replaced by granulation tissue, and disappears, or part of it may become sclerosed and in time form a sequestrum.

The framework of the bone is rarefied in the area immediately involved, and sclerosed in the parts beyond.

Haematosalpinx is a term applied to the non-gravid tube distended with blood; later the tubes may become sclerosed.

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Scleroscopesclerosis