sarcoid

[ sahr-koid ]
/ ˈsɑr kɔɪd /
Pathology

noun

a growth resembling a sarcoma.
a lesion of sarcoidosis.

adjective

resembling flesh; fleshy.
resembling a sarcoma.

Nearby words

  1. sarcocystis suihominis,
  2. sarcode,
  3. sarcodina,
  4. sarcodine,
  5. sarcodinian,
  6. sarcoidal granuloma,
  7. sarcoidosis,
  8. sarcolactic acid,
  9. sarcolemma,
  10. sarcological

Origin of sarcoid

First recorded in 1835–45; sarc- + -oid

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British Dictionary definitions for sarcoid

sarcoid

/ (ˈsɑːkɔɪd) /

adjective

of, relating to, or resembling flesh

noun

a tumour resembling a sarcoma
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Word Origin and History for sarcoid

sarcoid

adj.

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for sarcoid

sarcoid

[ särkoid′ ]

adj.

Of or resembling flesh.

n.

A tumor resembling a sarcoma.
sarcoidosis

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