Definitions

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.

Etymologies

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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