from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Relating to or resembling flesh.
- n. See sarcoidosis.
- n. A tumor resembling a sarcoma.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. fleshy.
- adj. Relating to sarcoma.
- n. sarcoma
- n. sarcoidosis
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Resembling flesh, or muscle; composed of sarcode.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Resembling flesh; fleshy, as the soft tissue of a sponge.
- n. A particle of the sarcoid tissue of a sponge.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to or resembling flesh
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Perhaps her sarcoid was a simple blockage of energy.
Sarcoidosis, also called sarcoid (from the Greek sarx, meaning "flesh") or Besnier-Boeck disease, is a multisystem disorder characterized by non-caseating granulomas (small inflammatory nodules).
The snowflake is a symbol for sarcoid, each case is unique and I had it long before House made its obscurity trendy.
A recent publication, referenced here, reports twenty eight 911 rescue workers with a sarcoid type clinical picture.
Harder to understand is the authors of the Chest article observation that NYFD members demonstrated a higher than expected rate of sarcoid preceding the 911 catastrophe.
Much less obscure has been the well established relationship between exposure to beryllium oxide-used in the manufacture of fluorescent light bulbs-and a clinical picture at times indistinguishable from sarcoid.
There's nothing more frustrating than being forced to watch a presentation on a rare, rare case of sarcoid cardiomyopathy when you're trying to manage the paperwork for your patients with common, common COPD exacerbation.
Susan and I noticed that the growth of the sarcoid, which had been fast, was now slow.
One of our old school horses developed a sarcoid on the right side of his face—a common location—and also on the Stomach meridian.
From the start, I did not think holistic medicine would shrink the sarcoid, but Susan never lost faith.
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