sclerosing osteitis n.
A fusiform thickening or increased density of bones. Also called condensing osteitis, Garré’s disease.
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) […]
sclerostenosis scle·ro·ste·no·sis (sklēr’ō-stə-nō’sĭs) n. Induration and contraction of the tissues, as around an orifice.
sclerostomy scle·ros·to·my (sklə-rŏs’tə-mē) n. Surgical perforation of the sclera, as in the treatment of glaucoma.
[skleer-uh-ther-uh-pee, skler-] /ˌsklɪər əˈθɛr ə pi, ˌsklɛr-/ noun 1. Medicine/Medical. a treatment for varicose veins in which blood flow is diverted and the veins collapsed by injection of a hardening solution, also used cosmetically in spider veins to eliminate discoloration. sclerotherapy scle·ro·ther·a·py (sklēr’ō-thěr’ə-pē) n. Treatment, as for varicose veins, involving the injection of a sclerosing […]