from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An abnormally hard patch of body tissue especially in the upper respiratory tract.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. induration of the tissues
- n. rhinoscleroma
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Induration of the tissues. See sclerema, scleroderma, and sclerosis.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Sclerosis; also, sclerodermia or sclerema.
New Latin, from Greek sklērōma, hardening, from sklēroun, to harden, from sklēros, hard.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek hard + English -oma. (Wiktionary)
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