[ skleer-uhs, skler- ]
/ ˈsklɪər əs, ˈsklɛr- /
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hard; firm; bony.
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Example sentences from the Web for sclerous
Lactic acid, applied with one to ten or more parts of water is also of value in the sclerous and verrucous types.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin|Henry Weightman Stelwagon
British Dictionary definitions for sclerous
/ (ˈsklɪərəs) /
anatomy pathol hard; bony; indurated
Word Origin for sclerous
C19: from Greek sklēros hard
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Medical definitions for sclerous
[ sklîr′əs, sklĕr′- ]
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