scirrhous

[ skir-uhs, sir- ]

adjectivePathology.
  1. of a hard, fibrous consistency.

  2. of, relating to, or constituting a scirrhus.

Origin of scirrhous

1
First recorded in 1555–65; scirrh(us) + -ous

Other words from scirrhous

  • scir·rhos·i·ty [ski-ros-i-tee], /skɪˈrɒs ɪ ti/, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for scirrhous

scirrhous

/ (ˈsɪrəs) /


adjective
  1. pathol of or resembling a scirrhus; hard

Derived forms of scirrhous

  • scirrhosity (sɪˈrɒsɪtɪ), noun

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