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Sclerotic

Definition
adjective
(1) Of or pertaining to the sclera, the outer coat of the eyeball.
(2) (medicine) Of, relating to sclerosis.
(3) (botany) hard, firm, and thickened, as in sclerotic parenchyma.
Supplement
Word origin: from Greek, feminine of skl─ôros, hard.


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