Sclerogenous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Sclerogenous (Anat) Making or secreting a hard substance; becoming hard.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • sclerogenous In zoology, producing or giving origin to a sclerous or scleritic tissue or formation; hardening or becoming sclerous.
    • sclerogenous Mail-cheeked, as a fish; belonging to the Sclerogenidæ, or mailed-cheeks.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Sclerogenous producing sclerous tissue: mail-cheeked, as a fish
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. sklhro`s hard + -genous,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. skl─ôros, hard.