How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"sarco" is from "sarx" (flesh) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "flesh" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|For those of you who wish to continue this course in SARCOLOGY, the study of the soft or fleshy parts of the body, drop me a note.|
|Because these cysts resemble rice grains, sarcocystis is commonly called "Rice Breast Disease."|