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sclerotic

1. of or relating to the sclera
2. of, relating to, or having sclerosis
3. Botany characterized by the hardening and strengthening of cell walls
4. another name for sclera

sclerotic

[sklə′räd·ik]
(anatomy)
Pertaining to the sclera.
(medicine)
Hard.
Of or pertaining to sclerosis.
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Solitary sclerotic fibroma on the scalp of a young girl: Reactive sclerosis pattern?
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Caption: Figure 3: Microsection showing pigmented sclerotic bodies within the vegetable cells.
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11) This lesion presents radiographically as an intramedullary, well-defined expansile lesion that can be radiolucent or sclerotic.
On pathohistologic examination, the tumor presents a solid, papillary, hemangiomatous, and sclerotic pattern.
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