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Definitions for Sclerosis
sklɪˈroʊ sɪsScle·ro·sis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sclerosis, indurationnoun

    any pathological hardening or thickening of tissue


  1. sclerosisnoun

    The abnormal hardening of body tissues, such as an artery.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sclerosisnoun

    induration; hardening; especially, that form of induration produced in an organ by increase of its interstitial connective tissue

    Etymology: [NL., fr. Gr. (, fr. sklhro`s hard.]

  2. Sclerosisnoun

    hardening of the cell wall by lignification

    Etymology: [NL., fr. Gr. (, fr. sklhro`s hard.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Sclerosis

    A pathological process consisting of hardening or fibrosis of an anatomical structure, often a vessel or a nerve.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sclerosis in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sclerosis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Sclerosis in a Sentence

  1. Neil Cavuto:

    I'm going to share a secret I've never spoken before, I'm immunocompromised, I have multiple sclerosis. So I'm grateful you're all vaccinated, i'm grateful.

  2. Dennis Bourdette:

    In the multiple sclerosis field, there are a very small number of physicians who prescribe Acthar, and I've never understood why these physicians do that, if these accusations are true, it may provide an explanation.

  3. Theresa Hannigan:

    He asked how it benefitted me, and as soon as I gave him an example, he got it, he asked if the device could help his father-in-law, who has multiple sclerosis … and asked [the inventors, ‘What do you need?’.

  4. Pascual Valle:

    I have multiple sclerosis, so the heat's no good for me, it makes me weak. It just sucks everything out of my body.

  5. Alessio Fasano:

    There is a possibility that some groups of individuals with other chronic inflammatory conditions, including autoimmune diseases like diabetes or multiple sclerosis, of course autism ... and schizophrenia ... there could be a subgroup of these individuals that could benefit from embracing a gluten-free diet, for schizophrenia, for example, we're talking about 20% or 25%. That's not a trivial number.

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