Definitions

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

  • noun An abnormally hard patch of body tissue especially in the upper respiratory tract.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Sclerosis; also, sclerodermia or sclerema.

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

  • noun (Med.) Induration of the tissues. See sclerema, scleroderma, and sclerosis.

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  • noun medicine induration of the tissues
  • noun medicine rhinoscleroma

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[New Latin, from Greek sklērōma, hardening, from sklēroun, to harden, from sklēros, hard.]

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From Ancient Greek hard + English -oma.

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