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

First Known Use of scirrhous

1563, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for scirrhous

New Latin scirrhosus, from scirrhus scirrhous tumor, from Greek skiros, skirrhos overgrown land, hardened tumor

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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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