NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,177 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- listen (SAR-koy-DOH-sis)
- An inflammatory disease marked by the formation of granulomas (small nodules of immune cells) in the lungs, lymph nodes, and other organs. Sarcoidosis may be acute and go away by itself, or it may be chronic and progressive. Also called sarcoid.