postnecrotic cirrhosis

[pōst′nə-krŏtĭk]

n.

Cirrhosis characterized by necrosis involving whole lobules, with the collapse of the reticular framework to form large scars; it may follow viral or toxic necrosis, or develop as a result of dietary deficiencies.necrotic cirrhosis

Nearby words

  1. postmortem rigidity,
  2. postmortem wart,
  3. postnasal,
  4. postnasal drip,
  5. postnatal,
  6. postnet,
  7. postnuptial,
  8. postop,
  9. postoperative,
  10. postoperatively


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