Definition of sclerosed in English:

sclerosed

Pronunciation /skləˈrōzd//ˈsklerōzd/

adjective

Medicine
  • (especially of blood vessels) affected by sclerosis.

    • ‘The sclerosed intrahepatic bile duct was removed from the paraffin tissue, deparaffinized, and imbedded in plastic for examination by electron microscopy.’
    • ‘A vein that feels hard is often sclerosed and should not be used.’
    • ‘When performing a venipuncture, do not draw above an IV site, from a vein that is sclerosed, from an area with a hematoma, from an arm with a fistula or shunt, or from the same side where a patient has had a mastectomy.’

Pronunciation

sclerosed

/skləˈrōzd//ˈsklerōzd/