Synonyms
Etymology

1. sclerosis

noun. ['sklɝˈoʊsəs'] any pathological hardening or thickening of tissue.

Synonyms

  • arteriosclerosis
  • coronary-artery disease
  • arterial sclerosis
  • induration
  • disseminated sclerosis
  • disseminated multiple sclerosis
  • osteosclerosis
  • arteriolosclerosis
  • MS
  • ALS
  • induration of the arteries
  • pathology
  • hardening of the arteries
  • multiple sclerosis
  • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Etymology

  • σκλήρωσις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Sclerosis

  • tuberculosis
  • misdiagnosis
  • asbestosis
  • thrombosis
  • symbiosis
  • prognosis
  • diagnosis
  • apotheosis
  • nephrosis
  • necrosis
  • hypnosis
  • heterosis
  • fibrosis
  • acidosis
  • psychosis
  • neurosis
  • meiosis
  • cirrhosis

How do you pronounce sclerosis?

Pronounce sclerosis as sklərˈoʊsəs.

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Sentences with sclerosis


1. Noun, singular or mass
Catchy name for a great fundraiser to help those stricken with multiple sclerosis (MS).”

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