The forms of cancer which occur primarily in the stomach are scirrhous, medullary, colloid, and cylindrical epithelial cancer.
Dr. Prieger had previously extirpated a scirrhous parotid successfully.
A pressure made on the brachial vein and its branches by scirrhous glands in the axilla, is a common cause of this state.
Rokitansky emphasizes the error of confounding the disease with scirrhous cancer.
This scirrhous base is often exposed after the destruction of the greater part of the soft cancer by ulceration and sloughing.
The forms of cancer met with in these regions are epitheliomatous, scirrhous, encephaloid, and colloid.
It has been recommended in chronic rheumatism, scirrhous tumours, &c.
scirrhous cancer and medullary cancer are often combined with each other.
In the stomach and oesophagus the scirrhous form is most common, the soft encephaloid form coming next.
Fibrous or scirrhous cancer he considered to be nothing but this hypertrophy.
1560s, from Middle French scirrheux (16c., Modern French squirreux), from Modern Latin scirrhosus, from Latin scirros "a hard swelling, tumor," from Greek skirrhos "hard tumor," from skiros (adj.) "hard," of unknown origin.
scirrhous scir·rhous (skĭr'əs, sĭr'-)