fleshy vs sarcoid what difference

what is difference between fleshy and sarcoid

English

Etymology

From Middle English fleisshy, fleischy, fleschi, equivalent to flesh +‎ -y.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈflɛʃi/
  • Rhymes: -ɛʃi

Adjective

fleshy (comparative fleshier or more fleshy, superlative fleshiest or most fleshy)

  1. Of, related to, or resembling flesh.
  2. (of a person) Having considerable flesh; plump.
    • 1908, Jack London, “The Heathen”:
      He was a large fleshy man, weighing at least two hundred pounds, and he quickly became a faithful representation of a quivering jelly-mountain of fat.
    • 2009, Lisa Abend, “Google Earth Takes On the Prado’s Masterworks,” Time, 15 Jan.:
      It’s hard to imagine why Flemish Renaissance artist Peter Paul Rubens would paint a blemish on the backside of one of the fleshy lovelies meant to represent beauty, charm and good cheer, but there’s no denying that single red brushstroke in the midst of his central figure’s creamy skin.

Usage notes

  • Fleshy is not necessarily negative in connotation (as fat, for example) and may be used to describe men or women.

Synonyms

  • (having considerable flesh): corpulent, full-figured, porky, pudgy, well-covered

Antonyms

  • (having considerable flesh): bony, slender, slim

Translations

Anagrams

  • shelfy


English

Etymology

From sarco- +‎ -oid.

Adjective

sarcoid (not comparable)

  1. (medicine, pathology) Relating to sarcoid (sarcoidosis).
  2. (medicine, pathology, outdated) Resembling sarcoma.
  3. (medicine, pathology, outdated) fleshy.

Noun

sarcoid (plural sarcoids)

  1. (medicine, pathology) sarcoidosis.

Anagrams

  • Criados, arcoids, scaroid

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