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 (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.
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(Pathology) pathol of or resembling a scirrhus; hard
scirrhosity n
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(ˈskɪr əs, ˈsɪr-)

adj. Pathol.
1. of a hard, fibrous consistency.
2. of, relating to, or constituting a scirrhus.
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a. escirroso-a, duro-a, rel. a un escirro.
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