Origin of cirrhosis
OTHER WORDS FROM cirrhosiscir·rhot·ic [si-rot-ik], /sɪˈrɒt ɪk/, adjectivecir·rhosed, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH cirrhosiscirrhosis , xerosis
Words nearby cirrhosis
How to use cirrhosis in a sentence
Ellis was diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver in 2007, and passed away from the ailment on Dec. 19, 2008.‘No No,’ a Documentary on MLB Pitcher Dock Ellis, Who Pitched a No-Hitter While Tripping on Acid|Marlow Stern|February 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Carlos Hernandez died 10 years later in prison of complications from cirrhosis.10 Shocking Bits From Book About How Texas Executed an Innocent Man|Ben Jacobs|May 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Three years after his big win, he was dead of hepatitis and cirrhosis of the liver.Lotto Death Curse|Anneli Rufus|February 19, 2010|DAILY BEAST
Habitual drinking may likewise cause a chronic inflammation of the liver, called Cirrhosis, which is succeeded by Dropsy.The Action of Medicines in the System|Frederick William Headland
In protracted disease of the liver (cirrhosis) it is not uncommon to find the superficial abdominal veins dilated and tortuous.
The cause of cirrhosis of the ovaries is unknown, though it may be associated with cirrhotic liver.
The condition is now commonly known by Lannecs term cirrhosis, from Gk.On the Natural Faculties|Galen
These were mostly cases of dropsy from cirrhosis of the liver.
British Dictionary definitions for cirrhosis
Derived forms of cirrhosiscirrhosed, adjectivecirrhotic (sɪˈrɒtɪk), adjective
Word Origin for cirrhosis
Scientific definitions for cirrhosis
Cultural definitions for cirrhosis
A chronic disease of the liver, characterized by replacement of normal liver cells with a form of connective tissue. Owing to the scarring caused by this disease, irreversible damage to the liver can result.