Origin of sarcoidosis
First Known Use: 1936
Medical Definition of sarcoidosis
plural sar·coid·o·ses \-ˌsēz\play
: 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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