from The Century Dictionary.
- Proceeding from, or of the nature of, scirrhus; resembling a scirrhus; indurated: as, a scirrhous tumor.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Med.) Proceeding from scirrhus; of the nature of scirrhus; indurated; knotty.
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- adjective medicine Proceeding from
scirrhus; of the nature of scirrhus.
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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.
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.
Also it respecteth very much the hard scirrhous and cancarous tumours, and the grievous soares, and dangerous ulcers of the matrix.
Glandular enlargements not of scirrhous character, and excrescent growths not poisonous, may often be reduced, and perhaps sometimes cured, under the positive pole.
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 sweet Marjoram has also been successfully employed externally for healing scirrhous tumours of the breast.
The bruised leaves have successfully resolved tumours of hard (scirrhous) cancer when cicuta, and mercury had failed.
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.
This has been applied externally with benefit for scirrhous cancer, and to ease the pain of nervous gout.
_Enlarged or scirrhous cords_ follow infection of the wound, usually with spores of a certain fungus (_Botryomyces_).