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sclerous

[skleer-uh s, skler-] /ˈsklɪər əs, ˈsklɛr-/
adjective
1.
hard; firm; bony.
Origin of sclerous
1835-1845
1835-45; scler- + -ous
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  • 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

sclerous

/ˈsklɪərəs/
adjective
1.
(anatomy, pathol) hard; bony; indurated
Word Origin
C19: from Greek sklēros hard
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sclerous in Medicine

sclerous scle·rous (sklēr'əs, sklěr'-)
adj.
Scleroid.

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