noun, plural scle·ro·ses [skli-roh-seez]. /sklɪˈroʊ siz/.
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Origin of sclerosis
OTHER WORDS FROM sclerosisscle·ro·sal, adjective
Words nearby sclerosis
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She said she and her colleagues are studying B-cell and T-cell responses in vaccinated patients who have multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune neurological diseases.What immunosuppressed patients should know about the coronavirus vaccines|Lindsey Bever|April 23, 2021|Washington Post
One of the plaintiffs is Melissa Davenport, a woman with multiple sclerosis.The Town Where Your Sex Toy Could Land You in Jail|Emily Shire, Lizzie Crocker|May 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 2000, a year after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, Montel Williams ditched his wife, Grace.Paula Broadwell, Eminem, & More Spurned Lovers Who Went Ballistic|Paula Froelich|November 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She talked about her father, afflicted with multiple sclerosis, who nevertheless managed to support the family.
Dressage is a useful therapy for people with multiple sclerosis.Lay Off the Dressage Attacks on Mitt and Ann Romney’s Horse Rafalca|Michelle Cottle|August 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She is presently wheelchair-bound by multiple sclerosis but suddenly in hope of parole someday, thanks to the Supreme Court.Families Decry Supreme Court Decision on Juvenile Life Without Parole|Michael Daly|June 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
One of the most characteristic symptoms of old age is the hardening of the arteries—arterio-sclerosis.Life of Elie Metchnikoff, 1845-1916|Olga Metchnikoff
This gentleman pronounced the case one of spinal (either multiple or posterior) sclerosis, and discarded the syphilitic theory.The Electric Bath|George M. Schweig
High tension and sclerosis of the radial artery were respectively found in about one-half of the cases.The Lettsomian Lectures 1900-1901|J. Mitchell Bruce
It also occurs in patients suffering from glycosuria, and is usually associated with arterio-sclerosis—local or general.
This type of sclerosis preceding death of the bone is highly characteristic of tuberculosis.