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scler·o·ti·za·tion

 (sklĕr′ə-tĭ-zā′shən)
n.
The process by which the cuticle of an arthropod is hardened by cross-linked sclerotin.

[Greek sklērotēs, hardness (from sklēros, hard) + -ization.]

scler′o·tize′ (-tīz′) v.

sclerotize

(ˈsklɛrəˌtaɪz) or

sclerotise

vb
(Zoology) (tr; usually passive) zoology to harden and darken (an insect's cuticle)
ˌsclerotiˈzation, ˌsclerotiˈsation n

sclerotize


Past participle: sclerotized
Gerund: sclerotizing

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
I sclerotized
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
I had sclerotized
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Future
I will sclerotize
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
I would sclerotize
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Past Conditional
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