Scirrhosity Scir*rhos"i*ty (sk[i^]r*r[o^]s"[i^]*t[y^]), n. (Med.) A morbid induration, as of a gland; state of being scirrhous. [1913 Webster]

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  • scirrhous — scirrhosity /ski ros i tee/, n. /skir euhs, sir /, adj. Pathol. 1. of a hard, fibrous consistency. 2. of, relating to, or constituting a scirrhus. [1555 65; SCIRRH(US) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • scirrhus — n. (pl. scirrhi) a carcinoma which is hard to the touch. Derivatives: scirrhoid adj. scirrhosity n. scirrhous adj. Etymology: mod.L f. Gk skir(r)os f. skiros hard …   Useful english dictionary

  • scyrrhosity — obs. form of scirrhosity …   Useful english dictionary

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