Adjective "sarcoid" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Relating to, denoting, or suffering from sarcoidosis.
  1. 'sarcoid patients responded to vitamin supplements'
  2. '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.'
  3. 'Somewhere between 34 and 50 percent of sarcoid patients are discovered this way.'


A granuloma of the type present in sarcoidosis.
  1. 'Some friends who have had experience with sarcoids on their own horses looked at my mare and said it looked like sarcoid to them.'
  2. '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.'
  3. 'tissues affected by sarcoid'
  4. 'Pericardial sarcoid is rarely diagnosed pre-mortem and has only been diagnosed with tissue specimens.'
  5. 'The lungs are involved in more than 90 percent of patients, with sarcoid usually presenting as interstitial disease.'


1. a growth resembling a sarcoma.

2. a lesion of sarcoidosis.

3. sarcoidosis. adjective

4. resembling flesh; fleshy.

5. resembling a sarcoma.

More examples(as adjective)

"tissues can be sarcoid."

"spleenses can be sarcoid."

"sections can be sarcoid."

"samples can be sarcoid."

"outs can be sarcoid."

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Mid 19th century (in the sense ‘resembling flesh’): from Greek sarx, sark- ‘flesh’ + -oid.