What does sclerosis mean?

Definitions for sclerosis
sklɪˈroʊ sɪsscle·ro·sis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sclerosis, induration(noun)

    any pathological hardening or thickening of tissue


  1. sclerosis(Noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sclerosis(noun)

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

  2. Sclerosis(noun)

    hardening of the cell wall by lignification

  3. Origin: [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. 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.

  2. Eileen Curran:

    It’s troubling to hear that a person’s disability would be made fun of by others, multiple sclerosis, which affects more than 2.3 million people worldwide, is an often misunderstood disease.

  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. 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.

  5. Andrew Schneider:

    I feel like I can handle a lot of things. I can handle a parasitic infection and separating lesions, arterial sclerosis. But this stuff...I just want to go through life thinking people are happy, naive as that may sound.

Images & Illustrations of sclerosis

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