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Dictionary entry overview: What does cirrhosis mean?
• CIRRHOSIS (noun)
The noun CIRRHOSIS has 1 sense:
1. a chronic disease interfering with the normal functioning of the liver; the major cause is chronic alcoholism
Familiarity information: CIRRHOSIS used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A chronic disease interfering with the normal functioning of the liver; the major cause is chronic alcoholism
Nouns denoting stable states of affairs
cirrhosis; cirrhosis of the liver
Hypernyms ("cirrhosis" is a kind of...):
liver disease (a disease affecting the liver)
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