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Medical Term:

scleromalacia

Pronunciation: skle'ro-ma-la'she-a

Definition: Degenerative thinning of the sclera, occurring in people with rheumatoid arthritis and other collagen disorders.

[sclero- + G. malakia, a softening]

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