- respiratory s. rhinoscleroma in which the lesion involves the mucous membrane of the greater part or all of the upper respiratory tract.

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scle·ro·ma sklə-'rō-mə n, pl -mas or -ma·ta -mət-ə hardening of tissues specif RHINOSCLEROMA

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scle·ro·ma (sklə-roґmə) [Gr. sklērōma induration] a hardened patch or induration, especially of the nasal or laryngeal tissues. See also laryngoscleroma, pharyngoscleroma, and rhinoscleroma.

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