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scle·rot·ic

 (sklə-rŏt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Affected or marked by sclerosis.
2. Anatomy Of or relating to the sclera.
n.
See sclera.

sclerotic

(sklɪəˈrɒtɪk)
adj
1. (Anatomy) of or relating to the sclera
2. (Pathology) of, relating to, or having sclerosis
3. (Botany) botany characterized by the hardening and strengthening of cell walls
n
(Anatomy) another name for sclera
[C16: from Medieval Latin sclērōticus, from Greek; see scleroma]

scle•rot•ic

(sklɪˈrɒt ɪk)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the sclera.
2. pertaining to or affected with sclerosis.
3. rigid or unchanging: a sclerotic bureaucracy.
[1535–45; < Medieval Latin sclēroticus= Greek sklērót(ēs) hardness (derivative of sklērós hard) + Latin -icus -ic]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sclerotic - relating to or having sclerosis; hardened; "a sclerotic patient"
2.sclerotic - of or relating to the sclera of the eyeball; "sclerotic tissue"
Translations

sclerotic

adj (Med) blood vesselsklerotisch (spec), → verkalkt; (fig)verkalkt (inf)

sclerotic

[sklɪˈrɒtɪk]
1. adj (Anat) → sclerale (Med) → sclerotico/a (Bot) → scleroso/a
2. nsclera

scle·rot·ic

a. esclerótico-a, rel. a la esclerosis o afectado por ella.

sclerotic

adj esclerótico
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