scirrhous

[ skir-uh s, sir- ]
/ ˈskɪr əs, ˈsɪr- /

adjective Pathology.

of a hard, fibrous consistency.
of, relating to, or constituting a scirrhus.

Origin of scirrhous

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

Related forms

scir·rhos·i·ty [ski-ros-i-tee] /skɪˈrɒs ɪ ti/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for scirrhous

scirrhous

/ (ˈsɪrəs) /

adjective

pathol of or resembling a scirrhus; hard

Derived Forms

scirrhosity (sɪˈrɒsɪtɪ), noun
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Medicine definitions for scirrhous

scirrhous

[ skĭrəs, sĭr- ]

adj.

Hardened; indurated.
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