Sclerous
Sclerous Scle"rous, a. [Gr. ?.] (Anat.) Hard; indurated; sclerotic. [1913 Webster]

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  • sclerous — [sklir′əs] adj. [< Gr sklēros, hard (see SCLERA) + OUS] 1. hard 2. bony …   English World dictionary

  • sclerous — /sklear euhs, skler /, adj. hard; firm; bony. [1835 45; SCLER + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • sclerous — SYN: scleroid. [G. skleros, hard] * * * scle·rous (sklērґəs) indurated …   Medical dictionary

  • sclerous — scle·rous || sklɪrÉ™s / sklɪərÉ™s adj. hard, rigid, indurated; bony …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sclerous — scle·rous …   English syllables

  • sclerous — scle•rous [[t]ˈsklɪər əs, ˈsklɛr [/t]] adj. bio hard; firm; bony • Etymology: 1835–45; < Gksklērós; see sclero , ous …   From formal English to slang

  • sclerous — /ˈsklɛrəs/ (say skleruhs) adjective hard; firm; bony. {Greek sklēros hard} …   Australian English dictionary

  • sclerous — adj. Physiol. hardened; bony. Etymology: Gk skleros hard …   Useful english dictionary

  • sclerous tissues — a category that includes cartilaginous, fibrous, and osseous tissues …   Medical dictionary

  • indurated — Hardened, usually used with reference to soft tissues becoming extremely firm but not as hard as bone. [L. in duro, pp. duratus, to harden, fr. durus, hard] * * * in·du·rat·ed in d(y)ə .rāt əd adj having become firm or hard esp. by increase of… …   Medical dictionary

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