Definition of Scleroid

1. a. Having a hard texture, as nutshells.



Definition of Scleroid

1. Adjective. (botany) Having a hard texture. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scleroid

1. sclerous [adj] - See also: sclerous

Medical Definition of Scleroid

1. Having a hard texture, as nutshells. Origin: Gr.; sklhros hard + form. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scleroid

sclerocorneal junction
sclerocystic disease of the ovary
sclerodactyly
scleroderm
scleroderma
sclerodermas
sclerodermata
sclerodermatitis
sclerodermatous
sclerodermite
sclerodermites
sclerodermous
sclerogen
scleroid (current term)
scleroiritis
sclerokeratitis
sclerokeratoiritis
scleroma
scleromalacia
scleromas
scleromata
scleromere
sclerometer
sclerometers
sclerometric
scleromorph
scleromyxoedema
scleronychia

Literary usage of Scleroid

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1. A General System of Botany Descriptive and Analytical: In Two Parts by Emmanuel Le Maout, Joseph Decaisne, Joseph Dalton Hooker (1876)
"The tubercular or scleroid consists of globose or flattened regular or ... This scleroid form, which plays a very important part in the vegetation of Fungi, ..."

2. Handbook of Electricity in Medicine by Hyacinthe Guilleminot (1906)
"This is connected to the negative pole and plunged into the scleroid tissue. Care should be taken not to overpass the boundaries of the ..."

3. The Monthly Microscopical Journal: Transactions of the Royal Microscopical (1873)
"... compact and solid, for a long time regarded as a perfect fungus, and was called Sclerotium; this is the scleroid or tuberculous mycelium of M. Leveille. ..."

4. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"Good cultivation and well-selected seed are the only remedies, and even these are not always efficient. [MJ В.] scleroid. Having a hard texture ..."

5. Annual of the Universal Medical Sciencesedited by [Anonymus AC02809657] edited by [Anonymus AC02809657] (1892)
"... or fungoid, scleroid, and fibroid. It is the principal factor of granular lesions of the cornea; it is also the clinical soil of ..."

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