Definition of Scleroma

1. n. Induration of the tissues. See Sclerema, Scleroderma, and Sclerosis.



Definition of Scleroma

1. a hardened patch of cellular tissue [n -MAS or -MATA]

Medical Definition of Scleroma

1. Induration of the tissues. See Sclerma, Scleroderma, and Sclerosis. Origin: NL, fr. Gr. Sklhros hard. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scleroma

scleroderm
scleroderma
sclerodermas
sclerodermata
sclerodermatitis
sclerodermatous
sclerodermite
sclerodermites
sclerodermous
sclerogen
scleroid
scleroiritis
sclerokeratitis
sclerokeratoiritis
scleroma (current term)
scleromalacia
scleromas
scleromata
scleromere
sclerometer
sclerometers
sclerometric
scleromorph
scleromyxoedema
scleronychia
sclerophthalmia
sclerophyll
sclerophyllous
scleroplasty

Literary usage of Scleroma

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1907)
"IT is always of interest to record the phenomena of an unusual affection, and the study of scleroma of the larynx becomes the more interesting, ..."

2. The Diseases of the Nose, Mouth, Pharynx and Larynx: A Textbook for Students by Alfred Bruck (1910)
"With regard to the occurrence of the disease and the role the scleroma bacillus ... scleroma begins most commonly below the vocal cords as an inflammatory ..."

3. A Practical Treatise on the Diseases of Children by Alfred Vogel (1873)
"scleroma, by some also called oedema neonatorum, or oedema com- pactum, consists in an induration of some parts of the cutis, which, in this manner, ..."

4. A Practical treatise on diseases of the skin by John Vietch Shoemaker (1909)
"If the stage of atrophy has begun, the normal condition of the surface will not return. scleroma NEONATORUM. ... infantile—scleroma of the new-born. ..."

5. A Text-book of Diseases of the Nose and Throat by David Braden Kyle (1907)
"No treatment is productive of beneficial results unless there is removal of the tissue, which is not advisable, as it leaves scar- formation. scleroma OF ..."

6. Atlas and Epitome of Diseases of the Mouth, Pharynx, and Nose by Ludwig Grünwald (1903)
"The treatment consists solely in relief of the symptoms. scleroma. scleroma constitutes a specific disease of the upper air- passages—so much so that until ..."

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