An abnormally hard patch of body tissue especially in the upper respiratory tract.
American Heritage Medicine
A hardening of bodily tissues; tumorlike induration.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Scleroma
Origin of Scleroma
New Latin from Greek sklērōma hardening from sklēroun to harden from sklēros hard
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Ancient Greek σκληρός (sklÄ“ros, “hard") +"Ž -oma.
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