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scirrhus Explained

scirrhus at English irregular forms Of Explained:

(pl) scirrhi

Scirrhus at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Scirrhus \Scir"rhus\, n.; pl. L. {Scirrhi}, E. {Scirrhuses}.
[NL., from L. scirros, Gr. ?, ?, fr. ?, ?, hard.] (Med.)
(a) An indurated organ or part; especially, an indurated
gland. [Obs.]
(b) A cancerous tumor which is hard, translucent, of a gray
or bluish color, and emits a creaking sound when incised.
[Sometimes incorrectly written {schirrus}; written also
{skirrhus}.]

scirrhus at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Alternative forms

* schirrhus
  • skirrhus

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » scirros.

    Noun

    Inter: en-noun » es|pl2=scirrhi

  • Inter: obsolet » e An indurated organ or part, especially a gland.
    1. Inter: obsolet » e A cancerous tumour which is hard, translucent, of a gray or bluish color, and emits a creaking sound when incised.


    Inter: Webster 191 » 3
    Translation: io » scirrhus
    Translation: ta » scirrhus
    Translation: vi » scirrhus