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sarcous

[sahr-kuh s]
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adjective
  1. consisting of or pertaining to flesh or skeletal muscle.
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Origin of sarcous

First recorded in 1830–40; sarc- + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for sarcous

sarcous

adjective
  1. (of tissue) muscular or fleshy
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Word Origin

C19: from Greek sarx flesh
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sarcous in Medicine

sarcous

(särkəs)
adj.
  1. Of, relating to, or consisting of flesh or muscle tissue.
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