hepatitis

[n] - inflammation of the liver caused by a virus or a toxin
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Hepatitis

Hepatitis is characterised by fatigue, malaise, joint aches, and abdominal pain, vomiting 2-3 times per day for the first 5 days, loss of appetite, dark urine, fever, enlarged liver and jaundice. Some chronic forms of hepatitis show very few of these signs and only present when the longstanding inflammation has led to the replacement of liver cells...
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Hepatitis

inflammation of the liver, which may be caused by a viral infection, poisons, or the use of alcohol or other drugs
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Hepatitis

Meaning 'liver inflammation' Hepatitis is often caused by a virus, but can have other causes such as excess alcohol.
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Hepatitis

inflammation of the liver
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Hepatitis

An inflammation of the liver.
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Hepatitis

Inflammation of the liver. The most common causes are alcohol abuse or infection by one of 5 different viruses (A, B, C, D & E).
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Hepatitis

Hepatitis: Inflammation of the liver from any cause. Hepatitis is most often viral, due to infection with one of the hepatitis viruses (A, B, C, D, and E) or another virus (such as those that cause infectious mononucleosis, cytomegalovirus disease, or yellow fever). The main nonviral causes of hepatitis are alcohol and drugs. Hepatitis is a major p...
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Hepatitis

Hep`a·ti'tis noun [ New Latin , from Greek ..., ..., liver + -itis .] (Medicine) Inflammation of the liver.
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hepatitis

<pathology> Inflammation of the liver. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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hepatitis

(hep″ә-ti´tis) pl. hepati´tides Inflammation of the liver.
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Hepatitis

• (n.) Inflammation of the liver.
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hepatitis

inflammation of the liver that results from a variety of causes, both infectious and noninfectious. Infectious agents that cause hepatitis include ... [2 related articles]
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hepatitis

(hepat- + -itis) inflammation of the liver.
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hepatitis

Inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis is usually due to a generalized infection. Early symptoms include lethargy, nausea, fever, jaundice, and muscle and joint pains. Five different hepatitis viruses have come to light: A, B, C, D, and E. The commonest single cause, accounting for up to 40 percent of...
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hepatitis

hepatitis (hep"utī'tis) , inflammation of the liver. There are many types of hepatitis. Causes include viruses, toxic chemicals, alcohol consumption, parasites and bacteria, and certain drugs. Symptoms of hepatitis are nausea, fever, weakness, loss of appetite, sudden distaste for toba...
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Hepatitis

Hepatitis is an inflammatory disease of the liver.
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hepatitis

Type: Term Pronunciation: hep′ă-tī′tis Definitions: 1. Inflammation of the liver, due usually to viral infection but sometimes to toxic agents.
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hepatitis

Any inflammatory disease of the liver, usually caused by a virus. Other causes include alcohol, drugs, gallstones, lupus erythematous, and amoebic dysentery. Symptoms include weakness, nausea, and jaundice. Five different hepatitis viruses have been identified; A, B, C, D, and E. The hepatitis A virus (HAV) is the commonest cause of viral hepat...
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Hepatitis

Inflammation of the liver, caused by infectious or toxic agents and characterized by jaundice, fever, liver enlargement, and abdominal pain.
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hepatitis

(hep;ua-ti;tis) Inflammation of the liver.
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Hepatitis

Inflammation of the liver from any cause.
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hepatitis

Disease of the liver causing inflammation. Symptoms include an enlarged liver, fever, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and dark urine.
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HEPATITIS

inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis may have various causes, including viruses, toxins, and heavy alcohol consumption.
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Hepatitis

The liver getting inflamed either due to a toxin or being infected by a virus.
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