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noun [U] uk   /sɪˈrəʊ.sɪs/  us   /-ˈroʊ-/
a serious disease of the liver that usually causes death: The commonest cause of cirrhosis is alcohol consumption. cirrhosis of the liver
Translations of “cirrhosis”
in Chinese (Traditional) 肝硬化…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肝硬化…
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