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sarcoidosis

[ sahr-koi-doh-sis ]
/ ˌsɑr kɔɪˈdoʊ sɪs /
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noun Pathology.
a disease of unknown cause, characterized by granulomatous tubercles of the skin, lymph nodes, lungs, eyes, and other structures.
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Origin of sarcoidosis

From New Latin, dating back to 1935–40; see origin at sarcoid, -osis
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Medical definitions for sarcoidosis

sarcoidosis
[ sär′koi-dōsĭs ]

n. pl. sar•coid•o•ses (-sēz)
A disease of unknown origin marked by formation of granulomatous lesions that appear especially in the liver, lungs, skin, and lymph nodes.Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease Boeck's disease Boeck's sarcoid sarcoid Schaumann's syndrome
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