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sarcoidosis

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noun sar·coid·o·sis \ˌsär-ˌkȯi-ˈdō-səs\

Definition of sarcoidosis

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sarcoidoses

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  1. :  a chronic disease of unknown cause that is characterized by the formation of nodules especially in the lymph nodes, lungs, bones, and skin



Origin and Etymology of sarcoidosis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1936


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sarcoidosis

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noun sar·coid·o·sis \ˌsär-ˌkȯid-ˈō-səs\

Medical Definition of sarcoidosis

plural

sarcoidoses

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  1. :  a chronic disease of unknown cause that is characterized by the formation of nodules resembling true tubercles especially in the lymph nodes, lungs, bones, and skin—called also Boeck's disease, Boeck's sarcoid, lupus pernio




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