Definition of scirrhus in English:

scirrhus

noun

Medicine
  • A carcinoma that is hard to the touch.

    • ‘Amyloid in the stroma of tumors has been described by Askanazy (scirrhus of the breast).’

Origin

Late Middle English: modern Latin, from Greek skirros, from skiros ‘hard’.

Pronunciation

scirrhus

/ˈs(k)ɪrəs//ˈs(k)irəs/