Definition of Scirrhous

1. a. Proceeding from scirrhus; of the nature of scirrhus; indurated; knotty; as, scirrhous affections; scirrhous disease.



Definition of Scirrhous

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Scirrhous

1. Proceeding from scirrhus; of the nature of scirrhus; indurated; knotty; as, scirrhous affections; scirrhous disease. Alternative forms: skirrhous. Origin: NL. Scirrhosus. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scirrhous

scioptric
sciosophy
sciotheric
scioun
scious
scire facias
sciroc
scirocco
sciroccos
scirocs
scirrhencanthis
scirrhi
scirrhoid
scirrhosities
scirrhosity
scirrhous (current term)
scirrhous carcinoma
scirrhus
scirrhuses
sciscitation
sciscitations
scise
scised
scises
scising
scism
scissels
scissible
scissil

Literary usage of Scirrhous

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1. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1879)
"SIR JAMES FACET observes: " The scirrhous or hard cancers in the breast are very far ... The formation of a scirrhous cancer of the breast consists in the ..."

2. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1892)
"THE TREATMENT OF scirrhous CORD. WE have on more than one occasion called attention to the remarkable efficacy of iodide of potassium in the treatment of ..."

3. The Roentgen Diagnosis of Diseases of the Alimentary Canal by Russell Daniel Carman (1920)
"The filling-defects of scirrhous cancer are less grossly irregular than ... It gives practically the same screen and plate picture as the scirrhous form. ..."

4. Surgical Pathology and Morbid Anatomy by Anthony Alfred Bowlby (1887)
"Secondary changes in scirrhous carcinomata are of common occurrence, for, ... By far the most common seat of scirrhous carcinoma is the female breast, ..."

5. The Works of Sir Benjamin Collins Brodie: ... with an Autobiography by Benjamin Collins Brodie, Charles Hawkins (1865)
"IF a scirrhous tumour of the female breast be left to take its ... would scarcely ever consent to the removal of a scirrhous tumour of the breast under ..."

6. Lectures on surgical pathology by James Paget (1865)
"The chief forms of cancer are named severally scirrhous, Medullary, Epithelial, Colloid, Osteoid, ... First, I will speak of scirrhous or Hard Cancer. ..."

7. Diseases of the Digestive Organs: With Special Reference to Their Diagnosis by Charles Dettie Aaron (1921)
"The forms of gastric carcinoma, in the order of their frequency, are: Medullary carcinoma, adenocarcinoma, colloid carcinoma, and scirrhous carcinoma. ..."

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