Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A pathological thickening and hardening of the skin.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as
  • noun Same as sclerodermia.
  • noun A genus of gasteromycetous fungi having the peridium simple and coriaceous, rupturing irregularly and the gleba divided by irregular partitions. S. verrucosum is a common and widely distributed species occurring in grassy places.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) A disease of adults, characterized by a diffuse rigidity and hardness of the skin.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun medicine A chronic disease characterized by excessive deposits of collagen in the skin or other organs.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an autoimmune disease that affects the blood vessels and connective tissue; fibrous connective tissue is deposited in the skin
  • noun genus of poisonous fungi having hard-skinned fruiting bodies: false truffles

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Examples

  • There, the bleeding was finally stopped; but the doctors discovered that she had developed a skin disease called scleroderma.

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  • There, the bleeding was finally stopped; but the doctors discovered that she had developed a skin disease called scleroderma.

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  • Systemic sclerosis (SSc), also known as scleroderma, is characterized by the formation of fibrosis, ...

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  • The condition called scleroderma affects your hands and feet.

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  • The condition called scleroderma affects your hands and feet.

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  • The condition called scleroderma affects your hands and feet.

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  • The condition called scleroderma affects your hands and feet.

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  • The condition called scleroderma affects your hands and feet.

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  • The condition called scleroderma affects your hands and feet.

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  • The condition called scleroderma affects your hands and feet.

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