Definition of Scleromalacia

1. Noun. (medicine) Degenerative thinning of the sclera. ¹



2. Noun. (medicine) A very rare ophthalmic manifestation seen in rheumatoid arthritis (cite journal author= Wu CC, Yu HC, Yen JH, Tsai WC, Liu HW. title=Rare extra-articular manifestation of rheumatoid arthritis: scleromalacia perforans. journal= Kaohsiung J Med Sci volume= 21 issue=5 pages=233-235 year=2005 pmid=15960070 ). ¹

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Medical Definition of Scleromalacia

1. Degenerative thinning of the sclera, occurring in persons with rheumatoid arthritis and other collagen disorders. Origin: sclero-+ G. Malakia, a softening (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scleromalacia

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

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