scirrhus

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scir·rhus

 (skĭr′əs, sĭr′-)
n. pl. scir·rhi (skĭr′ī, sĭr′ī) or scir·rhus·es
A hard dense cancerous growth usually arising from connective tissue.

[New Latin, from Latin scirros, from Greek skīros, skirros, from skīros, hard.]

scir′rhous, scir′rhoid′ adj.

scirrhus

(ˈsɪrəs)
n, pl -rhi (-raɪ) or -rhuses
(Pathology) pathol a hard cancerous growth composed of fibrous tissues. Also called: scirrhous carcinoma
[C17: from New Latin, from Latin scirros, from Greek skirros, from skiros hard]
scirrhoid adj

scir•rhus

(ˈskɪr əs, ˈsɪr-)

n., pl. scir•rhi (ˈskɪr aɪ, ˈsɪr aɪ)
scir•rhus•es.
a firm, densely collagenous cancer.
[1595–1605; < New Latin; Latin scirros < Greek skírrhos, skîros land overgrown with thickets, a scirrhus]
Translations
squirrhe

scir·rhus

n. escirro, tumor canceroso duro.