- (a.) Hard; firm; indurated; -- applied especially in anatomy to the firm outer coat of the eyeball, which is often cartilaginous and sometimes bony.
- (a.) Of or pertaining to the sclerotic coat of the eye; sclerotical.
- (a.) Affected with sclerosis; sclerosed.
- (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained from ergot or the sclerotium of a fungus growing on rye.
- (n.) The sclerotic coat of the eye. See Illust. of Eye (d).