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sarcoid

[sahr-koid]Pathology
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noun
  1. a growth resembling a sarcoma.
  2. a lesion of sarcoidosis.
  3. sarcoidosis.
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adjective
  1. resembling flesh; fleshy.
  2. resembling a sarcoma.
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Origin of sarcoid

First recorded in 1835–45; sarc- + -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for sarcoid

sarcoid

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or resembling flesh
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noun
  1. a tumour resembling a sarcoma
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Word Origin and History for sarcoid

adj.

1841, from sarco- + -oid. As a noun from 1875.

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sarcoid in Medicine

sarcoid

(särkoid′)
adj.
  1. Of or resembling flesh.
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n.
  1. A tumor resembling a sarcoma.
  2. sarcoidosis