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SCLEROTIC

 Dictionary entry overview: What does sclerotic mean? 

SCLEROTIC (adjective)
  The adjective SCLEROTIC has 2 senses:

1. relating to or having sclerosis; hardened
2. of or relating to the sclera of the eyeball

  Familiarity information: SCLEROTIC used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SCLEROTIC (adjective)


Sense 1sclerotic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Relating to or having sclerosis; hardened

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

sclerosed; sclerotic

Context example:

a sclerotic patient

Pertainym:

sclerosis (any pathological hardening or thickening of tissue)


Sense 2sclerotic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or relating to the sclera of the eyeball

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

sclerotic tissue

Pertainym:

sclera (whitish fibrous membrane (albuginea) that with the cornea forms the outer covering of the eyeball)


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