Scirr′hoid, resembling scirrhus; Scirr′hous, hardened, proceeding from scirrhus.
He erroneously supposed that scirrhus of the stomach was only hypertrophy of the gastric walls.
Another termination of scirrhus is in cancer, as described below.
Carcinoma of the intestines appears either as cylindrical-cell cancer, as scirrhus, or as gelatinous or colloid cancer.
Should I register in my journal in the beginning of a scirrhus?
Such inflammatory exudations about the gall-bladder may become the seat of malignant disease—of scirrhus.
The consistence of cylindrical epithelioma may, however, be firm like that of scirrhus.
What are the Tumours that partake of the Nature of a 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.