OTHER WORDS FROM scirrhousscir·rhos·i·ty [ski-ros-i-tee], /skɪˈrɒs ɪ ti/, noun
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In the stomach and oesophagus the scirrhous form is most common, the soft encephaloid form coming next.
It has been recommended in chronic rheumatism, scirrhous tumours, &c.
The forms of cancer which occur primarily in the stomach are scirrhous, medullary, colloid, and cylindrical epithelial cancer.
It was a common custom to call only the ulcerated scirrhous tumors cancerous.
In the more slowly-growing scirrhous and colloid cancers the ulcers are more likely to be superficial.