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cirrhosis Saltos de línea: cir|rho¦sis
Pronunciación: /sɪˈrəʊsɪs/

Definición de cirrhosis en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
A chronic disease of the liver marked by degeneration of cells, inflammation, and fibrous thickening of tissue. It is typically a result of alcoholism or hepatitis.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Chronic viral hepatitis is the main cause of chronic liver disease, cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma throughout the world.
  • Cases progress slowly resulting in chronic liver diseases, cirrhosis and cancer.
  • It is also common in people with widespread cancer, leukaemia, diabetes, cirrhosis of the liver or major burns.

Origen

Early 19th century: modern Latin, from Greek kirrhos 'tawny' (because this is the colour of the liver in many cases).

Derivados

cirrhotic

1
Pronunciación: /sɪˈrɒtɪk/
adjetivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The development of ascites is an important event in chronic liver disease as half of cirrhotic patients with ascites die within two years.
  • Common cirrhotic ascites is managed with diuretics and sodium restriction.
  • The levels in tuberculous ascitis were significantly higher than those in cirrhotic or malignant ascitis.

Palabras que riman con cirrhosis

apotheosis, chlorosis, diagnosis, halitosis, hypnosis, kenosis, meiosis, metempsychosis, misdiagnosis, mononucleosis, myxomatosis, necrosis, neurosis, osmosis, osteoporosis, prognosis, psittacosis, psychosis, sclerosis, symbiosis, thrombosis, toxoplasmosis, trichinosis, tuberculosis

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