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sarcoidosis

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

Definition of sarcoidosis

plural sarcoidosesplay \-ˌsēz\

  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 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 \-ˌsēz\play

  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 , ,




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