Definition of scirrhus in English:

scirrhus

nounplural noun scirrhi/ˈs(k)iˌrī/ /ˈskiˌrē/

Medicine
  • A carcinoma that is hard to the touch.

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

Pronunciation

scirrhus

/ˈs(k)irəs/ /ˈs(k)ɪrəs/

Origin

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