- scire facias,
- scirrhous carcinoma,
Origin of scirrhous
Examples from the Web for scirrhous
Rokitansky emphasizes the error of confounding the disease with scirrhous cancer.
Scirrhous, encephaloid and colloid forms of carcinoma occur.
Fibrous or scirrhous cancer he considered to be nothing but this hypertrophy.
A pressure made on the brachial vein and its branches by scirrhous glands in the axilla, is a common cause of this state.
In the stomach and oesophagus the scirrhous form is most common, the soft encephaloid form coming next.
1560s, from Middle French scirrheux (16c., Modern French squirreux), from Modern Latin scirrhosus, from Latin scirros "a hard swelling, tumor," from Greek skirrhos "hard tumor," from skiros (adj.) "hard," of unknown origin.