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sarcoid

 [sahr´koid]
1. fleshlike.
2. sarcomalike.
3. a sarcomalike tumor.
Boeck's sarcoid sarcoidosis.

sar·coi·do·sis

(sar'koy-dō'sis), [MIM*181000]
A systemic granulomatous disease of unknown cause, especially involving the lungs with resulting interstitial fibrosis, but also involving lymph nodes, skin, liver, spleen, eyes, phalangeal bones, and parotid glands; granulomas are composed of epithelioid and multinucleated giant cells with little or no necrosis.
[sarcoid + G. -osis, condition]

sarcoid

/sar·coid/ (sahr´koid)
2. a sarcoma-like tumor.
3. fleshlike.

sarcoid

(sär′koid′)
n.
2. A tumor resembling a sarcoma.

sarcoid

(1) Sarcoidosis, see there. 
(2) Sarcoma-like.

sar·coi·do·sis

(sahr'koy-dō'sis)
A systemic granulomatous disease of unknown cause, especially involving the lungs with resulting fibrosis, but also involving lymph nodes, skin, liver, spleen, eyes, phalangeal bones, and parotid glands; granulomas are composed of epithelioid and multinucleated giant cells with little or no necrosis.
Synonym(s): Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease, Boeck disease, sarcoid.
[sarcoid + G. -osis, condition]

sarcoid

1. Pertaining to or resembling flesh.

sarcoid

1. tuberculoid; characterized by noncaseating epithelioid cell tubercles.
2. pertaining to or resembling sarcoidosis.
3. sarcoidosis. See also equine sarcoid.

Patient discussion about sarcoid

Q. SARCOIDOSIS is it a lung disease?

A. It's an autoimmune disease that may affect almost every organ in the body, although involvement of the lung is the most common (90%), therefore it may be perceived as a lung disease. It may damage the lungs, nut not only them.

You may read more here:
www.mayoclinic.com/health/sarcoidosis/DS00251

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