hepatitis C

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hepatitis C

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A viral hepatitis caused by an RNA virus that often persists in the blood serum, can cause chronic liver damage, and is usually transmitted by infected blood products (as through transfusion), contaminated needles, or exposure to infected bodily fluids through sexual intercourse.

hepatitis C

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(Pathology) a form of hepatitis caused by a virus that is transmitted in the same ways as that responsible for hepatitis B. Former name: non-A or non-B hepatitis

hepatitis C


n.
a form of hepatitis with clinical effects similar to those of hepatitis B, caused by a blood-borne retrovirus (hepatitis C virus) that may be of the hepatitis non-A, non-B type.
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Noun1.hepatitis C - a viral hepatitis clinically indistinguishable from hepatitis B but caused by a single-stranded RNA virus; usually transmitted by parenteral means (as injection of an illicit drug or blood transfusion or exposure to blood or blood products)
viral hepatitis - hepatitis caused by a virus
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