Definición de sclerosis en inglés:

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sclerosis

Pronunciación: /skləˈrōsəs/

sustantivo

Medicine
1Abnormal hardening of body tissue.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • In MS, myelin is lost in multiple areas, leaving scar tissue called sclerosis.
  • The lymph node biopsy showed sclerosis surrounding cellular nodules that contained clusters of large atypical cells admixed with small lymphocytes and numerous eosinophils.
  • It exhibited squamous differentiation, sclerosis, and eosinophilia.
1.1 see multiple sclerosis.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a progressive disease affecting both upper and lower motor neurons.
  • Other collagen diseases, such as progressive systemic sclerosis and systemic lupus erythematosus, are associated with increased incidence of pneumothorax.
  • Among this latter group, there were four patients with rheumatoid arthritis, five with systemic sclerosis, three with systemic lupus erythematosus, five with dermatomyositis, and four with mixed connective tissue disease.
2Excessive resistance to change: the challenge was to avoid institutional sclerosis
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In other words, this is a story not about institutional sclerosis, but about the necessarily contingent process of institutional change.

Origen

Late Middle English (originally denoting a hard external tumor): via medieval Latin from Greek sklērōsis, from sklēroun 'harden'.

Palabras que riman con sclerosis

apotheosis, chlorosis, cirrhosis, diagnosis, halitosis, hypnosis, kenosis, meiosis, metempsychosis, misdiagnosis, mononucleosis, myxomatosis, necrosis, neurosis, osmosis, osteoporosis, prognosis, psittacosis, psychosis, symbiosis, thrombosis, toxoplasmosis, trichinosis, tuberculosis
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