sclerotic dentin n.
Dentin that has become translucent due to calcification of the dentinal tubules as a result of injury or normal aging. Also called transparent dentin.
noun, Pathology. 1. scleritis.
noun, plural sclerotia [skli-roh-shee-uh] /sklɪˈroʊ ʃi ə/ (Show IPA). Mycology. 1. a vegetative, resting food-storage body in certain higher fungi, composed of a compact mass of hardened mycelia. noun (pl) -tia (-ʃɪə) 1. a compact mass of hyphae, that is formed by certain fungi and gives rise to new fungal growth or spore-producing structures
[skleer-uh-tuh-zey-shuh n, skler-] /ˌsklɪər ə təˈzeɪ ʃən, ˌsklɛr-/ noun 1. the state of being sclerotized.
adjective 1. (especially of the cuticle of an arthropod) hardened by the presence of substances other than chitin, as by scleroproteins, waxes, or calcium salts. 2. Pathology. sclerosed.