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scle·ro·ma

 (sklə-rō′mə)
n. pl. scle·ro·mas or scle·ro·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
An abnormally hard patch of body tissue especially in the upper respiratory tract.

[New Latin, from Greek sklērōma, hardening, from sklēroun, to harden, from sklēros, hard.]

scleroma

(sklɪəˈrəʊmə)
n, pl -mata (-mətə) or -mas
(Pathology) pathol any small area of abnormally hard tissue, esp in a mucous membrane
[C17: from New Latin, from Greek, from sklēroun to harden, from sklēros hard]

scle•ro•ma

(sklɪˈroʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a tumorlike hardening of tissue.
[1675–85; < Greek sklḗrōma. See sclerosis, -oma]
Translations

scle·ro·ma

n. escleroma, área endurecida y circunscrita de tejido granuloso en la piel o en la membrana mucosa.
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