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scirrhous

adjective scir·rhous \ˈsir-əs, ˈskir-\

Definition of SCIRRHOUS

:  of, relating to, or being a hard slow-growing malignant tumor having a preponderance of fibrous tissue
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Origin of SCIRRHOUS

New Latin scirrhosus, from scirrhus scirrhous tumor, from Greek skiros, skirrhos overgrown land, hardened tumor
First Known Use: 1563

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scirrhous

adjective scir·rhous \ˈs(k)ir-əs\

Medical Definition of SCIRRHOUS

:  of, relating to, or being a scirrhous carcinoma <scirrhous infiltration>

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