sarcous

[sahr-kuh s]

adjective

consisting of or pertaining to flesh or skeletal muscle.

Origin of sarcous

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

sarcous

adjective

(of tissue) muscular or fleshy

Word Origin for sarcous

C19: from Greek sarx flesh
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sarcous in Medicine

sarcous

[särkəs]

adj.

Of, relating to, or consisting of flesh or muscle tissue.
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