alcoholic cirrhosis n.
Cirrhosis that frequently develops in chronic alcoholism, characterized at an early stage by enlargement of the liver due to fatty change with mild fibrosis, and later by Laënnec’s cirrhosis with contraction of the liver.
- Alcoholic psychosis
any of a group of major mental disorders, as delirium tremens, Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome, and hallucinosis, associated with organic brain injury due to alcohol. alcoholic psychosis n. Any of various psychoses that result from alcoholism and involve organic brain damage.
quality or strength. noun the strength of an alcoholic liquor
- Alcoholics anonymous
an organization of alcoholics whose purpose is to stay sober and help others recover from the disease of alcoholism. Abbreviation: AA, A.A. Contemporary Examples That year, Lohan started attending Alcoholics Anonymous meetings and, in early 2007, checked herself into rehab for 30 days. Lindsay Lohan’s Path to Playboy Marlow Stern December 13, 2011 A copy […]
to convert into an . to treat or saturate with an . to place under the influence of beverages; make drunk; besot. verb (transitive) to turn into alcoholic drink, as by fermenting or mixing with alcohol