Definitions

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  • adj. Proceeding from scirrhus; of the nature of scirrhus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Proceeding from scirrhus; of the nature of scirrhus; indurated; knotty.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Proceeding from, or of the nature of, scirrhus; resembling a scirrhus; indurated: as, a scirrhous tumor.

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Examples

  • In particular I became aware of an increasing callousness or defect of sensibility in the stomach, and this I imagined might imply a scirrhous state of that organ, either formed or forming.

    Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

  • The bruised leaves have successfully resolved tumours of hard (scirrhous) cancer when cicuta, and mercury had failed.

    Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure

  • This has been applied externally with benefit for scirrhous cancer, and to ease the pain of nervous gout.

    Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure

  • The sweet Marjoram has also been successfully employed externally for healing scirrhous tumours of the breast.

    Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure

  • On opening the body after death, the walls of the whole of the right extremity of the stomach were found in a scirrhous and cancerous condition, and thickened to the extent of about two inches.

    Select Temperance Tracts

  • In this state, the walls of the organ are sometimes increased in thickness to the extent of ten or twelve lines, and are sometimes found also in a scirrhous or cancerous condition.

    Select Temperance Tracts

  • _Enlarged or scirrhous cords_ follow infection of the wound, usually with spores of a certain fungus (_Botryomyces_).

    Common Diseases of Farm Animals

  • In particular I became aware of an increasing callousness or defect of sensibility in the stomach, and this I imagined might imply a scirrhous state of that organ either formed or forming.

    The Opium Habit

  • Also it respecteth very much the hard scirrhous and cancarous tumours, and the grievous soares, and dangerous ulcers of the matrix.

    Spadacrene Anglica The English Spa Fountain

  • Glandular enlargements not of scirrhous character, and excrescent growths not poisonous, may often be reduced, and perhaps sometimes cured, under the positive pole.

    A Newly Discovered System of Electrical Medication

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