the fleshy mesocarp of certain fruits, as the peach.
any fruit of fleshy consistency.
the fleshy mesocarp of such fruits as the peach or plum
any fleshy fruit
sarcocele sar·co·cele (sär’kə-sēl’) n. A fleshy tumor or sarcoma of the testis.
Sarcocystis Sar·co·cys·tis (sär’kə-sĭs’tĭs) n. A genus of protozoan parasites, related to the sporozoan genera Eimeria, Isospora, and Toxoplasma.
- Sarcocystis hominis
Sarcocystis hominis Sarcocystis hom·i·nis (hŏm’ə-nĭs) n. A protozoan that is parasitic in human intestines and is transmitted by eating beef from cattle that have been infected by contact with contaminated human feces.
- Sarcocystis suihominis
Sarcocystis suihominis Sarcocystis su·i·hom·i·nis (sōō’ē-hŏm’ə-nĭs) n. A widespread protozoan that causes intestinal infections in humans who have eaten pork from pigs that have become infected by contact with contaminated human feces.