alcoholo-, alcohol-, alcoho-
(Arabic > Latin: alcohol, originally an "essence or very fine powder")
A finely pulverized antimony ore or metallic powder used for painting the eyelids that is related to Hebrew kahal.
The term comes from Arabic al-kuhl which is from al-, "the" and kohl or kuhl, "antimony sulfide".
2. Anyone who abuses or is dependent upon alcohol.
"Alcoholic cirrhosis is described as a condition of irreversible liver disease as a result of the chronic inflammatory and toxic effects of ethanol on the liver."
"The diagnoses of alcoholic cirrhosis are related to the liver's inability to adequately remove waste products from the bloodstream and the effects of an increase of blood pressure."
Dementia that is caused by alcoholic deterioration is an organic mental disorder characterized by a general loss of intellectual abilities involving the impairment of memory, judgment, and abstract thinking; as well as, changes in personality.
2. "Alcohol dependence" (currently the preferred term); "alcohol addiction".
The terms refer to a variety of disorders associated with the repetitive consumption of alcohol, usually over a long period of time, in amounts that the drinker is unable to handle physiologically, emotionally, or socially.
People who drink to drown their sorrow should be told that sorrow knows how to swim.
2. A person who abuses or is dependent upon alcohol.
Jack saturated or alcoholized the cloth with a hydroxyl compound to use as a cleaning agent.
2. To put under the influence of a fermented drink: After consuming two bottles of wine, the two brothers didn't notice that they had alcoholized themselves until after they stood up from the table.
The subject of alcohol is well-known, but not the origin of alcohol which is also linked to this historical Alcohol Isn’t What It Used To Be. Where alcohol came from should be of interest to everyone!
Related "alcohol" information: Alcohol, Its Origins and Alcohol and Brain Alterations.