n. [Gr. skleros, hard]Hardening by deposition of sclerotin or other substances in the cuticle; sclerotic, sclerotized adj.
Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. A.R. Maggenti and S.L. Gardne. 2005.
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sclerotization — noun see sclerotized … New Collegiate Dictionary
sclerotization — /sklear euh teuh zay sheuhn, skler /, n. the state of being sclerotized. [1955 60; SCLEROTIZ(ED) + ATION] * * * … Universalium
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