infectious hepatitis


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infectious hepatitis

[in′fek·shəs ‚hep·ə′tīd·əs]
(medicine)
Type A viral hepatitis, an acute infectious virus disease of the liver associated with hepatic inflammation and characterized by fever, liver enlargement, and jaundice. Also known as catarrhal jaundice; epidemic hepatitis; epidemic jaundice; virus hepatitis.
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