chronic hepatitis

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chronic hepatitis

[‚krän·ik ‚hep·ə′tīd·əs]
(medicine)
A syndrome that is defined clinically by evidence of liver disease for at least six consecutive months.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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[21.] LaRusso NF, Summerskill WH, McCall JT (1976) Abnormalities of chemical tests for copper metabolism in chronic active liver disease: differentiation from Wilson's disease.

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