sarcoidosis


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sar·coid·o·sis

 (sär′koi-dō′sĭs)
n. pl. sar·coid·o·ses (-sēz)
A disease of unknown origin that is characterized by the formation of granulomatous lesions especially in the lungs and lymph nodes of the chest and trunk, and less often in the skin, eyes, and other organs, and that if untreated may lead to chronic illness and organ damage. Also called sarcoid.

sarcoidosis

(ˌsɑːkɔɪdˈəʊsɪs)
n
a disease of unknown origin in which lesions or nodules form on the lymph nodes, lungs, bones, skin, and liver

sar•coid•o•sis

(ˌsɑr kɔɪˈdoʊ sɪs)

n.
a disease characterized by granulomatous tubercles of the skin and other structures.
[1935–40]
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Noun1.sarcoidosis - a chronic disease of unknown cause marked by the formation of nodules in the lungs and liver and lymph glands and salivary glands
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
Translations
sarcoïdose

sar·coi·do·sis

[MIM*181000]
n. sarcoidosis. V.: Schaumann's disease

sarcoidosis

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