from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A disease of unknown origin characterized by the formation of granulomatous lesions that appear especially in the liver, lungs, skin, and lymph nodes. Also called sarcoid.
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- n. A multisystem disorder characterized by small inflammatory nodules
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- n. a chronic disease of unknown cause marked by the formation of nodules in the lungs and liver and lymph glands and salivary glands
sarcoid + -osis (Wiktionary)