Adjective "sarcoidosis" definition and examples

(Sarcoidosis may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˌsɑːkɔɪˈdəʊsɪs/

Definitions and examples

noun

A chronic disease of unknown cause characterized by the enlargement of lymph nodes in many parts of the body and the widespread appearance of granulomas derived from the reticuloendothelial system.
  1. 'It is often idiopathic in origin, but may be associated with multiple sclerosis, sarcoidosis, syphilis, Lyme disease, and ocular lymphoma.'
  2. 'The etiology of the systemic granulomatous disease sarcoidosis remains obscure.'

More definitions

1. a disease of unknown cause, characterized by granulomatous tubercles of the skin, lymph nodes, lungs, eyes, and other structures.

More examples(as adjective)

"dice can be sarcoidosis."