Definition of Sclere

1. a sponge spicule [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sclere

scleral buckling operation
scleral diseases
scleral ectasia
scleral resection
scleral rigidity
scleral ring
scleral roll
scleral spur
scleral staphyloma
scleral sulcus
scleral veins
scleralization
scleralizations
scleras
sclere (current term)
sclerectasia
sclerectomy
scleredema
scleredema adultorum
scleregenous
sclereid
sclereids
sclerema
sclerema adiposum
sclerema neonatorum
scleremas
sclerencephaly
sclerenchymas

Literary usage of Sclere

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1. A Dictionary of Medical Terminology, Dental Surgery, and the Collateral Sciences by Chapin Aaron Harris (1855)
"... which consists in the removal of a portion of the sclerotica to form an artificial pupil. sclere'MUS. sclere'mia. Induration of the cellular tissue. ..."

2. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... othir sclere. And seid, " Good sir steward my ule to the end I prey ye wold here, for wend how men wend There may no man hele ..."

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