sclerotization

[ skleer-uh-tuh-zey-shuh n, skler- ]
/ ˌsklɪər ə təˈzeɪ ʃən, ˌsklɛr- /

noun

the state of being sclerotized.

Nearby words

  1. sclerotic body,
  2. sclerotic dentin,
  3. sclerotin,
  4. sclerotitis,
  5. sclerotium,
  6. sclerotize,
  7. sclerotized,
  8. sclerotome,
  9. sclerotomic,
  10. sclerotomy

Origin of sclerotization

First recorded in 1955–60; sclerotiz(ed) + -ation

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