One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
attributive Relating to, denoting, or suffering from sarcoidosis.
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Immunocompetent cells infiltrating sarcoid lung have been evaluated by flow cytometry, confocal microscopy, immunohistochemical and molecular analysis, and functional assays.’
- ‘Better understanding of this sarcoid inflammation is gradually leading to better care for the patient.’
1A granuloma of the type present in sarcoidosis.
- ‘When sarcoids are removed, they have a high incidence of regrowing.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Some breeds of horses are more prone to sarcoids, and of course, appaloosa was amongst that list.’
- 1.1 The condition and symptoms of sarcoidosis.‘tissues affected by sarcoid’
- ‘Occasionally, rosacea may present with a granulomatous appearance that may be difficult to distinguish from facial sarcoid.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘The lungs are involved in more than 90 percent of patients, with sarcoid usually presenting as interstitial disease.’
- ‘Pericardial sarcoid is rarely diagnosed pre-mortem and has only been diagnosed with tissue specimens.’
- ‘The granulomas in sarcoid tend to be larger, more numerous, and more well formed than in PBC.’
Mid 19th century (in the sense ‘resembling flesh’): from Greek sarx, sark- ‘flesh’ + -oid.
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