sclerosing adenosis n.
A benign nodular breast lesion occurring most frequently in young women and consisting of hyperplastic distorted lobules of acinar tissue that exhibit increased collagenous stroma. Also called adenofibrosis, fibrosing adenosis.
sclerose scle·rose (sklə-rōz’, -rōs’) v. scle·rosed, scle·ros·ing, scle·ros·es To harden; undergo sclerosis.
Trademark. 1. a brand name for a sclerometer that determines the hardness of a material by measuring the rebound of a standard ball dropped on the material from a fixed height.
scorbutigenic scor·bu·ti·gen·ic (skôr-byōō’tĭ-jěn’ĭk) adj. Producing scurvy.
- Scorched-earth policy
[skawrcht-urth] /ˈskɔrtʃtˈɜrθ/ noun 1. a military practice of devastating the property and agriculture of an area before abandoning it to an advancing enemy.