sclerose

verb
scle·​rose | \ sklə-ˈrōs How to pronounce sclerose (audio) , -ˈrōz How to pronounce sclerose (audio) \
sclerosed; sclerosing

Medical Definition of sclerose

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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“Sclerose.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sclerose. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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