scirrhus definition by Webster's New World
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- scirrhoid adjective
scirrhus definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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noun pl. scir·rhi or scir·rhus·es
A hard dense cancerous growth usually arising from connective tissue.
Origin: New Latin, from Latin scirros, from Greek skīros, skirros, from skīros, hard.
- scirˈrhous, scirˈrhoidˌ adjective
scirrhus - Medical Definition
noun pl. scir·rhus·es or scir·rhi
A hard, dense cancerous growth usually arising from connective tissue.