hepatitis delta

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hep′ati′tis del′ta

a severe form of hepatitis caused by an incomplete virus (delta virus) that links to the hepatitis B virus for its replication.
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Noun1.hepatitis delta - a severe form of hepatitis
hepatitis - inflammation of the liver caused by a virus or a toxin
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