Definition of sclerosed in English:


Syllabification: scle·rosed
Pronunciation: /ˈsklerōst, ˈsklerōzd, skləˈrōst, skləˈrōzd


(Especially of blood vessels) affected by sclerosis.
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  • When performing a venipuncture, do not draw above an IV site, from a vein that is sclerosed, from an area with a hematoma, from an arm with a fistula or shunt, or from the same side where a patient has had a mastectomy.
  • The sclerosed intrahepatic bile duct was removed from the paraffin tissue, deparaffinized, and imbedded in plastic for examination by electron microscopy.
  • A vein that feels hard is often sclerosed and should not be used.

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