a chronic disease of unknown cause, characterized by the development of lesions similar to tubercles in the lungs, bones, skin, eyes, etc.
Origin of sarcoidosis; from Classical Greek sarkoeid?s, fleshy (see sarco- and amp; -oid) + -osis
A disease of unknown origin characterized by the formation of granulomatous lesions that appear especially in the liver, lungs, skin, and lymph nodes. Also called sarcoid.
(countable and uncountable, plural sarcoidoses)
sarcoid +"Ž -osis