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hep·a·ti·tis

 (hĕp′ə-tī′tĭs)
n. pl. hep·a·tit·i·des (-tĭt′ĭ-dēz′)
1. Inflammation of the liver, caused by infectious or toxic agents and characterized by jaundice, fever, liver enlargement, and abdominal pain.
2. Any of various types of such inflammation, especially viral hepatitis.

hepatitis

(ˌhɛpəˈtaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the liver, characterized by fever, jaundice, and weakness. See hepatitis A, hepatitis B, hepatitis C

hep•a•ti•tis

(ˌhɛp əˈtaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the liver, caused by a virus or a toxin and characterized by jaundice, liver enlargement, and fever.
[1720–30; < Greek hēpatîtis. See hepato-, -itis]

hep·a·ti·tis

(hĕp′ə-tī′tĭs)
Inflammation of the liver, usually caused by infection with a virus. It is characterized by jaundice, fever, and weakness.

hepatitis

an inflamed condition of the liver.
See also: Disease and Illness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hepatitis - inflammation of the liver caused by a virus or a toxin
liver disease - a disease affecting the liver
infectious disease - a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact
viral hepatitis - hepatitis caused by a virus
delta hepatitis, hepatitis delta - a severe form of hepatitis
Translations
žloutenka
hepatitis
maksatulehdus
hepatitis
肝炎
간염
hepatit
โรคตับอักเสบ
bệnh viêm gan

hepatitis

[ˌhepəˈtaɪtɪs] Nhepatitis f

hepatitis

[ˌhɛpəˈtaɪtɪs] nhépatite f

hepatitis

nHepatitis f

hepatitis

[ˌhɛpəˈtaɪtɪs] nepatite f

hepatitis

إِلتِهَابُ الكَبِد žloutenka hepatitis Hepatitis ηπατίτιδα hepatitis maksatulehdus hépatite hepatitis epatite 肝炎 간염 hepatitis hepatitt zapalenie wątroby hepatite гепатит hepatit โรคตับอักเสบ karaciğer iltihabı bệnh viêm gan 肝炎

hep·a·ti·tis

n. hepatitis, infl. del hígado;
amebic ______ amébica;
active chronic ______ crónica activa;
cholestatic ______ colestática;
drug-induced ______ inducida por drogas;
epidemic ______ epidémica;
fulminating ______ fulminante;
fulminating chronic ______ fulminante crónica;
fulminant ______ aguda fulminante;
___ A___ A, viral, afecta primordialmente a los niños;
___ B___ B, causada por un virus y trasmitida en líquidos del organismo; saliva, lágrimas, semen;
infectious ______ infecciosa o viral;
non-A, non-B ______ no A, no B, asociada con transfusiones de sangre;
serum ______ sérica;
persistent chronic ______ persistente crónica.

hepatitis

n hepatitis f; — A (B, C, etc.) hepatitis A (B, C, etc.)
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