sarcous

[ sahr-kuh s ]
/ ˈsɑr kəs /

adjective

consisting of or pertaining to flesh or skeletal muscle.

Nearby words

  1. sarcosome,
  2. sarcostosis,
  3. sarcostyle,
  4. sarcotic,
  5. sarcotubules,
  6. sard,
  7. sardana,
  8. sardanapalian,
  9. sardanapalus,
  10. sardar

Origin of sarcous

First recorded in 1830–40; sarc- + -ous

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British Dictionary definitions for sarcous

sarcous

/ (ˈsɑːkəs) /

adjective

(of tissue) muscular or fleshy

Word Origin for sarcous

C19: from Greek sarx flesh

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Medicine definitions for sarcous

sarcous

[ särkəs ]

adj.

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

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