[skleer-uh-proh-teen, -tee-in] /ˌsklɪər əˈproʊ tin, -ti ɪn/
protein that is fibrous and insoluble in water, serving a protective or supportive function in the body.
any of a group of insoluble stable proteins such as keratin, elastin, and collagen that occur in skeletal and connective tissues Also called albuminoid
scleroprotein scle·ro·pro·tein (sklēr’ō-prō’tēn’, -tē-ĭn)
Any of a class of generally insoluble proteins found in skeletal and connective tissue. Also called albuminoid.
noun, plural scleroses [skli-roh-seez] /sklɪˈroʊ siz/ (Show IPA) 1. Pathology. a hardening or induration of a tissue or part, or an increase of connective tissue or the like at the expense of more active tissue. 2. Botany. a hardening of a tissue or cell wall by thickening or lignification. noun (pl) -ses (-siːz) 1. (pathol) […]
sclerosant scle·ro·sant (sklə-rō’sənt, -zənt) n. An injectable irritant that is used in the treatment of varicose veins and that causes inflammation and subsequent fibrosis, thus obliterating the lumen of the vein.
[sin-tl-ey-ter] /ˈsɪn tlˌeɪ tər/ noun, Physics. 1. a phosphor capable of producing scintillations. scintillator /ˈsɪntɪˌleɪtə/ noun 1. (physics) a phosphor that produces scintillations scintillator scin·til·la·tor (sĭn’tl-ā’tər) n. A substance that glows when hit by high-energy particles or photons.
noun 1. a scintillation counter adapted for measuring the energy distribution of particles emitted in radioactive processes.