Sclerous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Sclerous (Anat) Hard; indurated; sclerotic.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • sclerous Hard, firm, or indurated, in general; ossified or bony, as a part of the scleroskeleton; scleritic.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Sclerous hard or indurated: ossified or bony
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr.
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. skl─ôros, hard.

Usage

In literature:

Lactic acid, applied with one to ten or more parts of water is also of value in the sclerous and verrucous types.
"Essentials of Diseases of the Skin" by Henry Weightman Stelwagon
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