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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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