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
How to use cirrhosis in a sentence
In 2016, nearly 400,000 people died from cirrhosis and liver cancer as a result of the virus.The Nobel Prize in Medicine goes to the trio that discovered hepatitis C|Sara Kiley Watson|October 5, 2020|Popular-Science
An estimated 400,000 people die each year of complications from the disease, which include cirrhosis and liver cancer.Hepatitis C discoveries win 2020 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine|Tina Hesman Saey|October 5, 2020|Science News
The liver has been found cirrhotic, and at times shows tubercular lesions of a secondary nature.Barium, A Cause of the Loco-Weed Disease|Albert Cornelius Crawford
Three forms are usually recognized—acute, chronic and the granular or cirrhotic kidney.
The cause of cirrhosis of the ovaries is unknown, though it may be associated with cirrhotic liver.
If the animal has suffered for some time the liver may be cirrhotic.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection|Alexander Wynter Blyth
I have seen one or more from each of those agents, all cirrhotic.
British Dictionary definitions for cirrhosis
Derived forms of cirrhosiscirrhosed, adjectivecirrhotic (sɪˈrɒtɪk), adjective
Word Origin for cirrhosis
Medical definitions for cirrhosis
Other words from cirrhosiscir•rhot′ic (-rŏt′ĭk) adj.
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.