Definition of Sarcoidosis

1. Noun. A chronic disease of unknown cause marked by the formation of nodules in the lungs and liver and lymph glands and salivary glands.

Generic synonyms: Pathology



Definition of Sarcoidosis

1. Noun. (medicine) A multisystem disorder characterized by small inflammatory nodules ¹

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Definition of Sarcoidosis

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Medical Definition of Sarcoidosis

1. Disease of unknown aetiology in which there are chronic inflammatory granulomatous lesions in lymph nodes and other organs. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sarcoidosis

sarcode
sarcoderma
sarcodic
sarcodina
sarcodina infections
sarcodine
sarcodinian
sarcodo
sarcogenic cell
sarcoglia
sarcoglycan
sarcoglycans
sarcoid
sarcoidal granuloma
sarcoidoses
sarcoidosis (current term)
sarcoids
sarcolactic
sarcolactic acid
sarcolemma
sarcolemmal
sarcolemmas
sarcolemmata
sarcolemmic
sarcolemnous
sarcoline
sarcolite
sarcolites
sarcological
sarcologies

Literary usage of Sarcoidosis

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1. Gulf War And Health by Carolyn Fulco, Institute of Medicine (2005)
"sarcoidosis sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disorder that features accumulation ... The prevalence of sarcoidosis in the United States is 10-40 per 100000. ..."

2. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"TNF was released from AMs of sarcoidosis patients at significantly higher levels than was ... Among the sarcoidosis patients, the amount of TNF released was ..."

3. Minority Health Issues for an Emerging Majority: The 4th National Forum on edited by Shiriki Kumanyika, John Karefa-Smart (1992)
"P 57 sarcoidosis Support Group for Washington, DC Byron Cooper, MD, Elizabeth Taylor James Chamberlin American Lung Association of the District of Columbia ..."

4. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"... of I normal human blood serum, II serum of patient with multiple myeloma and III urine of same patient from Blackman and Associates •*. sarcoidosis OF ..."

5. Biologic Markers in Pulmonary Toxicology by National Research Council (U.S.). Subcommittee on Pulmonary Toxicology (1989)
"Those results suggest a compartmentalized or local response in the lung, as well as the importance of 11-2 in the pathogenesis of sarcoidosis. ..."

6. Environmental Issues in Primary Careedited by Barbara S. Murdock edited by Barbara S. Murdock (1994)
"For example, a 47-year-old aerospace worker presents with dyspnea and a physical examination consistent with sarcoidosis. A chest x-ray shows miliary ..."

7. Gulf War And Health by Carolyn Fulco, Institute of Medicine (2005)
"sarcoidosis sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disorder that features accumulation ... The prevalence of sarcoidosis in the United States is 10-40 per 100000. ..."

8. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"TNF was released from AMs of sarcoidosis patients at significantly higher levels than was ... Among the sarcoidosis patients, the amount of TNF released was ..."

9. Minority Health Issues for an Emerging Majority: The 4th National Forum on edited by Shiriki Kumanyika, John Karefa-Smart (1992)
"P 57 sarcoidosis Support Group for Washington, DC Byron Cooper, MD, Elizabeth Taylor James Chamberlin American Lung Association of the District of Columbia ..."

10. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"... of I normal human blood serum, II serum of patient with multiple myeloma and III urine of same patient from Blackman and Associates •*. sarcoidosis OF ..."

11. Biologic Markers in Pulmonary Toxicology by National Research Council (U.S.). Subcommittee on Pulmonary Toxicology (1989)
"Those results suggest a compartmentalized or local response in the lung, as well as the importance of 11-2 in the pathogenesis of sarcoidosis. ..."

12. Environmental Issues in Primary Careedited by Barbara S. Murdock edited by Barbara S. Murdock (1994)
"For example, a 47-year-old aerospace worker presents with dyspnea and a physical examination consistent with sarcoidosis. A chest x-ray shows miliary ..."

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