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Related to infectious hepatitis: hepatitis B
See hepatitis A.
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a normally minor form of hepatitis caused by an RNA virus that does not persist in the blood: usu. transmitted by ingestion of contaminated food or water. Also called infectious hepatitis.
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|Noun||1.||infectious hepatitis - an acute but benign form of viral hepatitis caused by an RNA virus that does not persist in the blood serum and is usually transmitted by ingesting food or drink that is contaminated with fecal matter|
viral hepatitis - hepatitis caused by a virus
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