sclerotized

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adjective scler·o·tized \ˈskler-ə-ˌtīzd\

Definition of sclerotized

  1. :  hardened especially by the formation of sclerotin <sclerotized insect cuticle>

sclerotization

play \ˌskler-e-tə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

Origin and Etymology of sclerotized

1sclerotic + -ize + 1-ed


First Known Use: circa 1890


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