sclerosed


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sclerose

(sklĕ-rōs′) [Gr. skleros, hard]
To become hardened. sclerosingsclerosed, adjective

sclerosed

Hardened. Affected with SCLEROSIS.
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A periapical radiograph of 37 taken 8 months after pulpotomy indicated that the root canals were partially sclerosed and the apices were closed (Fig.
2,3] Stewart and others developed the first gel based EDTA for the localized usage in cases of canal obstructions, calcified orifices, sclerosed canals and canal irregularities [4].
Herbert Spencer hijacked that idea and introduced the expression "survival of the fittest" to advance his social manifesto, an unfortunate choice of words that fostered self-centeredness, abuse of power by the spiritually sclerosed, and oppression of people.
It is unlikely, however, that glomeruli that are fully sclerosed would recover any function.
Coffin et al (14) have used similar but slightly different terms to describe the microscopic patterns of IPT (probably also encompassing both neoplastic and nonneoplastic processes): fibrohistiocytic, plasma cell granuloma, largely sclerosed or fibrosed, compact spindle cell pattern, hypocellular fibrous,and myxoid/vascular pattern.
One study that examined the pattern of addict-chosen injection sites found that the veins in the antecubital fossae are initially used; however, after 3 to 5 years, these veins become sclerosed and inaccessible (11).
Immunofluorescence microscopy may reveal nonspecific trapping of larger molecules like IgM, C3, and sometimes C1q in the sclerosed or hyalinized glomerular regions.