scleromata

scleroma

[skli-roh-muh]
noun, plural scleromas, scleromata [skli-roh-muh-tuh] . Pathology.
a tumorlike hardening of tissue.

Origin:
1675–85; < Greek sklḗrōma. See scler-, -oma

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scleroma (sklɪəˈrəʊmə)
 
n , pl -mata, -mas
pathol any small area of abnormally hard tissue, esp in a mucous membrane
 
[C17: from New Latin, from Greek, from sklēroun to harden, from sklēros hard]

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scleroma scle·ro·ma (sklə-rō'mə)
n. pl. scle·ro·mas or scle·ro·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
An indurated patch of body tissue especially in the upper respiratory tract.

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