Definition of Sclerosal

1. [adj]



Medical Definition of Sclerosal

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 Sclerosal

scleromas
scleromata
scleromere
sclerometer
sclerometers
sclerometric
scleromorph
scleromyxoedema
scleronychia
sclerophthalmia
sclerophyll
sclerophyllous
scleroplasty
scleroprotein
scleroproteins
sclerosal (current term)
sclerosant
sclerosants
sclerose
sclerosed
scleroses
sclerosing
sclerosing adenosis
sclerosing agent
sclerosing haemangioma
sclerosing inflammation
sclerosing keratitis
sclerosing leukoencephalitis
sclerosing mastoiditis
sclerosing of varicose veins

Literary usage of Sclerosal

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1. Clinical Lectures on Diseases of the Heart and Aorta by George William Balfour (1882)
"... ataxy—a sclerosal atrophy in fact. I was, for my own part, doubtful, but more disposed to think it secondary to neuritis, for one or two of tbo veins at ..."

2. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1902)
"... but it produces eventually sclerosal changes, and these may so narrow the lumen of the oviduct that at any time the ovum, in its transit to the uterus, ..."

3. Therapeutics of the Respiratory Organs by François Cartier (1919)
"... tried to give an explanation of these different processes by isolating with chloroform a poison having a sclerosal action, ..."

4. Diseases of the Brain and Spinal Cord: A Guide to Their Pathology, Diagnosis by David Drummond (1883)
"The sclerosal atrophy affects the lumbar enlargement most frequently, but it is not unusual to meet with it in the cervical and dorsal regions as well; ..."

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