An inflammatory disease marked by the formation of granulomas (small nodules of immune cells) in the lungs, lymph nodes, and other organs. Sarcoid may be acute and go away by itself, or it may be chronic and progressive. Also called sarcoidosis.

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  • Sarcoid — is used to describe either:* Sarcoidosis, a multi organ immune system disorder characterised by non necrotising granulomas commonly affecting the lungs and eyes* Equine sarcoids or Sarcoids, common, usually benign, skin tumours of horses and… …   Wikipedia

  • sarcoid — SARCOÍD, Ă adj., s.n. (Mică tumoare a pielii) care seamănă cu sarcomul, dar de natură benignă. [pron. co id. / < fr. sarcoïde]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  SARCOÍD, Ă adj., s. n. (mică tumoare a pielii) care seamănă cu… …   Dicționar Român

  • Sarcoid — Sar coid, a. [Gr. ?. See {Sarcode}.] (Biol.) Resembling flesh, or muscle; composed of sarcode. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sarcoid — SYN: sarcoidosis. [sarco + G. eidos, resemblance] Boeck s. SYN: sarcoidosis. Spiegler Fendt s. SYN: benign lymphocytoma cutis. * * * sar·coid sär .kȯid adj of, relating to, resembling, or being sarcoid or sarcoidosis <sarcoid fibroblastic… …   Medical dictionary

  • sarcoid — noun Date: 1899 1. any of various diseases characterized especially by the formation of nodules in the skin 2. a nodule characteristic of sarcoid or of sarcoidosis …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sarcoid Medicine — [ sα:kɔɪd] adjective relating to or suffering from sarcoidosis. noun a granuloma of the type present in sarcoidosis. Origin C19 (in the sense resembling flesh ): from Gk sarx, sark flesh + oid …   English new terms dictionary

  • sarcoid — /sahr koyd/, Pathol. n. 1. a growth resembling a sarcoma. 2. a lesion of sarcoidosis. 3. sarcoidosis. adj. 4. resembling flesh; fleshy. 5. resembling a sarcoma. [1835 45; SARC + OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • sarcoid — 1. adjective a) fleshy. b) Relating to sarcoma. 2. noun a) sarcoma b) sarcoidosis …   Wiktionary

  • sarcoid — adj. (Medicine) fleshy, resembling flesh; resembling a sarcoma (type of malignant tumor) n. tumorous growth that resembles a sarcoma (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sarcoid — sar·coid …   English syllables

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