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sclerosing

adjective scle·ros·ing \sklə-ˈrō-siŋ, -ziŋ\

Definition of SCLEROSING

:  causing or characterized by sclerosis <sclerosing agents>

Origin of SCLEROSING

New Latin sclerosis + English 1-ing
First Known Use: 1885

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sclerosing

adjective scle·ros·ing \sklə-ˈrō-siŋ, -ziŋ\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SCLEROSING

:  causing or characterized by sclerosis <a sclerosing agent that induces an inflammatory response leading to a fibrotic process—Lisette R. Teixeira et al>—see subacute sclerosing panencephalitis

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