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adjective as in palsied

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From the outside, it is easy for us to see that a traditional, medical-centric approach has contributed to a sclerotic response to the airborne spread of Covid-19.

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Tax professionals say that for many functions, the IRS has gotten so sclerotic that all they can do is tell their clients to wait and hope their situations get straightened out eventually.

The International Commercial Aviation Organization, sclerotic as ever, has “task forces” assigned to the problem.

Yes, the economy remains sclerotic, work force participation is abysmal, and wages stagnate.

In MS, the amount and quality of myelin is abnormal, replaced by “sclerotic” plaques, the hallmark of the disease.

It has hampered the flow of capital and added to the sclerotic recovery.

It came too late for some, of course, as almost simultaneously we saw the sclerotic auto companies collapsing before us.

The sclerotic is a tough fibrous coat, and is the part to which the phrase 'white of the eye' is applied.

On the internal surface of the sclerotic is a vascular membrane called the choroid.

(ii) The position and nature of the wound in the cornea and sclerotic.

In the incomplete method a band of sclerotic is left in the periphery.

The interior of the sclerotic should appear perfectly white.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sclerotic, such as: debilitated, disabled, paralyzed, shaking, trembling, and arthritic.

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