Meaning of peliosis in English:

peliosis

noun

Medicine
  • A condition characterized by the presence of blood-filled spaces in the liver or (rarely) other organs.

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From post-classical Latin peliosis from ancient Greek πελίωσις extravasation of blood from πελιοῦσθαι to be or become livid (from πελιός livid, dark bluish grey froman Indo-European base related to that of ancient Greek πελιτνός livid) + -σις.

Pronunciation

peliosis

/ˌpɛlɪˈəʊsɪs/ /ˌpiːliˈəʊsɪs/