Origin of sclerotic
Related Words for scleroticdebilitated, disabled, paralyzed, sick, shaking, trembling, diseased, helpless, paralytic, shaky, weak, arthritic, atonic, neurasthenic, rheumatic, sclerotic, spastic, tremorous
Examples from the Web for sclerotic
Contemporary Examples of sclerotic
The International Commercial Aviation Organization, sclerotic as ever, has “task forces” assigned to the problem.MH17 Switched Places With Another Jet
September 9, 2014
In MS, the amount and quality of myelin is abnormal, replaced by “sclerotic” plaques, the hallmark of the disease.Can NASCAR Driver Trevor Bayne Race Safely With Multiple Sclerosis?
November 13, 2013
It has hampered the flow of capital and added to the sclerotic recovery.JPMorgan’s $2 Billion Loss Fueled by Efforts to Avoid Risk
May 11, 2012
It came too late for some, of course, as almost simultaneously we saw the sclerotic auto companies collapsing before us.What Obama's America Will Look Like
January 19, 2009
Historical Examples of sclerotic
There is generally a ring of bones in the sclerotic coat of the eye.
The orbits are enormous, and there is a ring of bones in the sclerotic (fig. 32, 15).
(ii) The position and nature of the wound in the cornea and sclerotic.
In the incomplete method a band of sclerotic is left in the periphery.
The interior of the sclerotic should appear perfectly white.
- of or relating to the sclera
- of, relating to, or having sclerosis
- botany characterized by the hardening and strengthening of cell walls
- another name for sclera
Word Origin for sclerotic
early 15c., "pertaining to sclerosis," from medical Latin scleroticus, from Greek skleroun (see sclerosis). Figurative meaning "unchanging, rigid" is from 1961.
- Affected or marked by sclerosis.
- Of or relating to the sclera of the eye.