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 (sklə-rōz′, -rōs′)
v. scle·rosed, scle·ros·ing, scle·ros·es
To affect with sclerosis.
To undergo sclerosis.

[Back-formation from sclerosis.]
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(Pathology) pathol hardened; sclerotic
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Adj.1.sclerosed - relating to or having sclerosis; hardened; "a sclerotic patient"
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Renal biopsy sample had 26 glomeruli, 14 (53.8%) were globally sclerosed. Of the remaining glomeruli, 10 (38.4%) exhibit crescents- 5 were cellular, 2 fibro-cellular and 3 fibrous crescents.
Histopathological examination revealed total replacement of the renal parenchyma with fat with very few sclerosed glomeruli with thyroidized tubules (Figure 3).
Worst outcome with highest mortality and high rate of ESRD development was observed in crescentic form having sclerosed glomeruli and/or fibrous crescents.
Refraction of light on sclerosed dentin and the presence of translucent wings of the butterfly may explain the increased difficulty in crack detection.
(a) Fundus photography demonstrates the sclerosed retinal arterial macroaneurysm (RAM).
Mastoid air cells totally opacified with resorption of septae and partially sclerosed bone.
Both strains showed 20-22% segmentally sclerosed glomeruli on days 7, 21, and 42 and developed increased globally sclerosed glomeruli over time (2% on day 7 and 13% on day 42 (Table 1)).
Histologic specimen (e) shows low-to-moderate cellularity, sclerosed microvasculature (circled in red), and hyalinizing necrosis (blue line).
This can then lead to the end stage, known as the involution stage, in which the hemangioma becomes completely sclerosed and/or hyalinized [3, 4].
In 14% of cases the surrounding bone of the extracted teeth was more porous (spongy) while in 9% cases it was thick and dense (sclerosed).
Specifically, the T-cell-mediated component of the immune response targets the myelin that surrounds nerve fibers, causing inflammation and damaged or sclerosed nervous tissue.
The stereotypical heroin user injects the drug intravenously, likely evident from multiple sclerosed veins and puncture marks at injection sites (U.S.