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(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.


Word origin: from Greek, feminine of sklēros, hard.