sclerema neonatorum

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sclerema neonatorum

[sklə′rē·mə ‚ne·ə·nə′tȯr·əm]
(medicine)
A disease of the newborn, particularly the premature or the undernourished, dehydrated, and debilitated, characterized by waxy-white hardening of subcutaneous tissue.