scleroid

scleroid

[skleer-oid, skler-]
adjective Biology.
hard or indurated.

Origin:
1855–60; scler- + -oid

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scleroid (ˈsklɪərɔɪd)
 
adj
(of organisms and their parts) hard or hardened

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scleroid scle·roid (sklēr'oid')
adj.
Hard or hardened.

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