- Example sentences
- These 4 specimens were extremely fibrotic (eg, scirrhous breast carcinomas), exhibited marked necrosis, or were small lesions that were difficult to scrape.
- In 1931, they reported the case of a woman who had had radical mastectomy for scirrhous carcinoma of the breast 14 months before her final presentation.
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪrəs/ /ˈskɪrəs/adjective
Late Middle English: modern Latin, from Greek skirros, from skiros 'hard'.
Definition of scirrhus in:
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