sarcoidosis

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

Definition of sarcoidosis

plural sarcoidoses play \ˌsär-ˌkȯi-ˈdō-ˌsēz\
:a chronic disease of unknown cause that is characterized by the formation of nodules especially in the lymph nodes, lungs, bones, and skin

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sarcoidosis

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

medical Definition of sarcoidosis

plural sarcoidoses play \-ˌsēz\
: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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