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cirrhosis

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noun cir·rho·sis \sə-ˈrō-səs\

Medical Definition of cirrhosis

plural cir·rho·ses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  widespread disruption of normal liver structure by fibrosis and the formation of regenerative nodules that is caused by any of various chronic progressive conditions affecting the liver (as long-term alcohol abuse or hepatitis)—see biliary cirrhosis





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