Scirrhus Definition

skĭrəs, sĭr-
scirrhi, scirrhuses
noun
A hard, cancerous tumor made up of much fibrous connective tissue.
Webster's New World

(obsolete) An indurated organ or part, especially a gland.

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Other Word Forms of Scirrhus

Noun

Singular:
scirrhus
Plural:
scirrhi, scirrhuses

Origin of Scirrhus

  • New Latin from Latin scirros from Greek skīros, skirros from skīros hard

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin scirros.

    From Wiktionary

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