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Medical Term:

viral hepatitis

 

Definition:

  1. hepatitis caused by any one of at least seven immunologically unrelated viruses: hepatitis A virus, hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, hepatitis D virus, hepatitis E virus, hepatitis F virus, hepatitis G virus;
  2. hepatitis caused by a viral infection, including that by Epstein-Barr virus and cytomegalovirus.

Synonym(s): virus hepatitis

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