Definition of cirrhotic in US English:

cirrhotic

adjective

  • See cirrhosis

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The development of ascites is an important event in chronic liver disease as half of cirrhotic patients with ascites die within two years.’
    • ‘Variceal bleeding is the most catastrophic complication of portal hypertension associated with cirrhotic and noncirrhotic forms of liver disease.’
    • ‘At the cirrhotic stage, liver disease is considered irreversible.’

Pronunciation

cirrhotic

/səˈrädik//səˈrɑdɪk/