Definitions for "Sclerosis"
Induration; hardening; especially, that form of induration produced in an organ by increase of its interstitial connective tissue.
Hardening of the cell wall by lignification.
Literally, "scar"; the hardening of tissue. In multiple sclerosis it refers to the body's replacement of lost myelin around axons with scar tissue.
The process by which an irritating material is placed in the pleural space in order to inflame the pleural membranes and cause them to stick together, eliminating the pleural space and recurrent effusions.