Scirr′hoid, resembling scirrhus; Scirr′hous, hardened, proceeding from scirrhus.
What are the Tumours that partake of the Nature of a scirrhus?
Another termination of scirrhus is in cancer, as described below.
He erroneously supposed that scirrhus of the stomach was only hypertrophy of the gastric walls.
Should I register in my journal in the beginning of a scirrhus?
Carcinoma of the intestines appears either as cylindrical-cell cancer, as scirrhus, or as gelatinous or colloid cancer.
The consistence of cylindrical epithelioma may, however, be firm like that of scirrhus.
Such inflammatory exudations about the gall-bladder may become the seat of malignant disease—of scirrhus.
The chief varieties of cancer are scirrhus or hard cancer, Encephaloid or soft cancer and Epithelial cancer.
The scirrhus and encephaloid of the earlier writers are now transformed into fibrous and medullary cancer.
scirrhus scir·rhus (skĭr'əs, sĭr'-)
n. pl. scir·rhus·es or scir·rhi (skĭr'ī, sĭr'ī)
A hard, dense cancerous growth usually arising from connective tissue.