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sclerosed

Line breaks: scler|osed
Pronunciation: /sklɪəˈrəʊst
 
, sklə-, ˈsklɪə-/

Definition of sclerosed in English:

adjective

Medicine
(Especially of blood vessels) affected by sclerosis.
Example sentences
  • 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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