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cirrhosis

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cirrhosiscir‧rho‧sis /sɪˈrəʊsɪs $ -ˈroʊ-/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 MIa serious disease of the liver, often caused by drinking too much alcohol
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cirrhosisBetter cirrhosis of the liver than.a bullet in the head.Causes cirrhosis of the liver, inflammation of the pancreas, damage to brain and heart and malnutrition.Murder claims three divorced men for every divorced woman, as does cirrhosis of the liver.Ray, 68, is suffering from cirrhosis of the liver and has been hospitalized several times since Christmas.Also the duration of HBsAg positivity was shorter and the presence of cirrhosis was more prominent in responders.You probably realised she's a severe case of portal cirrhosis, with ascites and jaundice.As suggested in patients with cirrhosis, it is likely to be of multifactorial origin.
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