Definition of sclerotic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//skləˈrɒtɪk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//skləˈrɑːtɪk//
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  1. 1(medical) (of soft body tissue (1)) becoming hard in a way that is not normal
  2. 2(formal, disapproving) losing the ability to change and adapt The movement was becoming increasingly sclerotic and bureaucratic.