Sclerema neonatorum
Sclerema Scle*re"ma, n. [NL., fr. Gr. sklhro`s hard.] (Med.) Induration of the cellular tissue. [1913 Webster]

{Sclerema of adults}. See {Scleroderma}.

{Sclerema neonatorum}[NL., of the newborn], an affection characterized by a peculiar hardening and rigidity of the cutaneous and subcutaneous tissues in the newly born. It is usually fatal. Called also {skinbound disease}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • sclerema neonatorum — ˌneənəˈtōrəm noun Etymology: New Latin, literally, hardening of the tissues of the newborn : hardening of the cutaneous and subcutaneous tissues in newborn infants …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Sclerema — Scle*re ma, n. [NL., fr. Gr. sklhro s hard.] (Med.) Induration of the cellular tissue. [1913 Webster] {Sclerema of adults}. See {Scleroderma}. {Sclerema neonatorum}[NL., of the newborn], an affection characterized by a peculiar hardening and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sclerema of adults — Sclerema Scle*re ma, n. [NL., fr. Gr. sklhro s hard.] (Med.) Induration of the cellular tissue. [1913 Webster] {Sclerema of adults}. See {Scleroderma}. {Sclerema neonatorum}[NL., of the newborn], an affection characterized by a peculiar hardening …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • sclerema — Induration of subcutaneous fat. [scler + edema] s. neonatorum s. appearing at birth or in early infancy, usually in premature and hypothermic infants, as sharply demarcated and yellowish white indurated plaques that usually involve the cheeks,… …   Medical dictionary

  • edema neonatorum — a disease of premature and feeble infants that resembles sclerema and is marked by spreading edema with cold, livid skin …   Medical dictionary

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  • skinbound disease — Sclerema Scle*re ma, n. [NL., fr. Gr. sklhro s hard.] (Med.) Induration of the cellular tissue. [1913 Webster] {Sclerema of adults}. See {Scleroderma}. {Sclerema neonatorum}[NL., of the newborn], an affection characterized by a peculiar hardening …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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