Medical Dictionary

sclerose

verb scle·rose \ sklə-ˈrōs , -ˈrōz \

medical Definition of sclerose

sclerosed; sclerosing
transitive verb
: to cause sclerosis in
  • chronic infections may sclerose kidneys
intransitive verb
: to undergo or become affected with sclerosis : become sclerotic
  • arteries of older people often tend to sclerose

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