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CIRRHOSIS

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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.


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CIRRHOSIS (noun)


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Meaning:

A chronic disease interfering with the normal functioning of the liver; the major cause is chronic alcoholism

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

cirrhosis; cirrhosis of the liver

Hypernyms ("cirrhosis" is a kind of...):

liver disease (a disease affecting the liver)


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