variants: or sclero-

Definition of scler-

1 : hard sclerite scleroderma
2 : hardness sclerometer

History and Etymology for scler-

New Latin, from Greek sklēr-, sklēro-, from sklēros — more at skeleton

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“Scler-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scler-. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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