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Pronunciation: sar-ko'sis


  1. An abnormal increase of flesh.
  2. A multiple growth of fleshy tumors.
  3. A diffuse sarcoma involving the whole of an organ.

[G. sarkosis, the growth of flesh, fr. sarx, flesh]

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