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Sclerotic

Definition

adjective

(1) Of or pertaining to the sclera, the outer coat of the eyeball.

(2) (medicine) Of, relating to sclerosis.

(3) (botany) hard, firm, and thickened, as in sclerotic parenchyma.


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Word origin: from Greek, feminine of skl─ôros, hard.


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