Scleroma meaning

sklə-rōmə
An abnormally hard patch of body tissue especially in the upper respiratory tract.
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A hardening of bodily tissues; tumorlike induration.
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An abnormally hard patch of body tissue especially in the upper respiratory tract.
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(medicine) Induration of the tissues.
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(medicine) Rhinoscleroma.
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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.

    From Wiktionary