One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Relating to, denoting, or suffering from sarcoidosis.‘sarcoid lung and lymph tissue’‘sarcoid patients responded to vitamin supplements’
- ‘Total RNA was prepared from purified T lymphocytes obtained from patients with sarcoid T-cell alveolitis or normal T cells or purified alveolar macrophages from patients with active sarcoidosis and control subjects.’
- ‘For deterioration of ocular sarcoid lesions, seven patients (stage 1, n = 5 and stage 2, n = 2) needed a long period of corticosteroid therapy.’
- ‘Somewhere between 34 and 50 percent of sarcoid patients are discovered this way.’
- ‘Better understanding of this sarcoid inflammation is gradually leading to better care for the patient.’
- ‘Immunocompetent cells infiltrating sarcoid lung have been evaluated by flow cytometry, confocal microscopy, immunohistochemical and molecular analysis, and functional assays.’
1A granuloma of the type present in sarcoidosis.‘localization of the sarcoids’
- ‘Epithelial lining fluid from active sarcoids contained elevated levels of interleukin-18, interferon-gamma, and interleukin-12 compared with recovered patients and also contained significantly higher levels of endotoxin.’
- ‘Some friends who have had experience with sarcoids on their own horses looked at my mare and said it looked like sarcoid to them.’
- ‘When sarcoids are removed, they have a high incidence of regrowing.’
- ‘Some breeds of horses are more prone to sarcoids, and of course, appaloosa was amongst that list.’
- 1.1mass noun The condition and symptoms of sarcoidosis.‘tissues affected by sarcoid’
- ‘Pericardial sarcoid is rarely diagnosed pre-mortem and has only been diagnosed with tissue specimens.’
- ‘The lungs are involved in more than 90 percent of patients, with sarcoid usually presenting as interstitial disease.’
- ‘The granulomas in sarcoid tend to be larger, more numerous, and more well formed than in PBC.’
- ‘Annular lesions may mimic those of granuloma annulare or sarcoid; however, the lesions of these granulomatous disorders lack the fine scale of lichen planus papules.’
- ‘Occasionally, rosacea may present with a granulomatous appearance that may be difficult to distinguish from facial sarcoid.’
Mid 19th century (in the sense ‘resembling flesh’): from Greek sarx, sark- ‘flesh’ + -oid.
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