Origin of scleromaModern Latin ; from Classical Greek skl?r?ma: see sclera and amp; -oma
nounpl. scle·ro·mas or scle·ro·ma·ta
Origin of scleromaNew Latin, from Greek skl&emacron;r&omacron;ma, hardening, from skl&emacron;roun, to harden, from skl&emacron;ros, hard.
(plural scleromas or scleromata)
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From Ancient Greek ÏƒÎºÎ»Î·ÏÏŒÏ‚ (sklÄ“ros, “hard") +"Ž -oma.