infectious hepatitis

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n 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
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Usage

In literature:

Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver and usually occurs as a complication of some infectious disease.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
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In science:

Hepatitis C, which is an infectious disease caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV), has a widespread global prevalence.
Analysis of Hepatitis C Viral Dynamics Using Latin Hypercube Sampling
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