sclerosing

adjective
scle·​ros·​ing | \ sklə-ˈrō-siŋ How to pronounce sclerosing (audio) , -ziŋ\

Definition of sclerosing

: causing or characterized by sclerosis sclerosing agents

First Known Use of sclerosing

1885, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sclerosing

New Latin sclerosis + English -ing entry 1

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The first known use of sclerosing was in 1885

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sclerosing

adjective
scle·​ros·​ing | \ sklə-ˈrō-siŋ How to pronounce sclerosing (audio) , -ziŋ How to pronounce sclerosing (audio) \

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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