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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A disease of unknown origin characterized by the formation of granulomatous lesions that appear especially in the liver, lungs, skin, and lymph nodes.

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  • noun medicine A multisystem disorder characterized by small inflammatory nodules

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  • noun a chronic disease of unknown cause marked by the formation of nodules in the lungs and liver and lymph glands and salivary glands

Etymologies

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sarcoid +‎ -osis

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