Scle*re"ma (?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. hard.] Med.
Induration of the cellular tissue.
Sclerema of adults. See Scleroderma. -- Sclerema neonatorum () [NL., of the newborn], an affection characterized by a peculiar hardening and rigidity of the cutaneous and subcutaneous tissues in the newly born. It is usually fatal. Called also skinbound disease.
© Webster 1913.