sclerosing

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

Definition of sclerosing

  1. :  causing or characterized by sclerosis sclerosing agents

Origin and Etymology of sclerosing

New Latin sclerosis + English 1-ing


First Known Use: 1885


Medical Dictionary

sclerosing

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

Medical Definition of sclerosing

  1. :  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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