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hepatitis A

noun

Definition of HEPATITIS A

:  an acute usually benign hepatitis caused by a picornavirus (species Hepatitis A virus of the genus Hepatovirus) that does not persist in the blood serum and is transmitted especially in food and water contaminated with infected fecal matter —called also infectious hepatitis
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First Known Use of HEPATITIS A

1972
Medical Dictionary

hepatitis A

noun \-ˈā\

Medical Definition of HEPATITIS A

:  an acute usually benign hepatitis caused by a single-stranded RNA virus of the family Picornaviridae (species Hepatitis A virus of the genus Hepatovirus) that does not persist in the blood serum and is transmitted especially in food and water contaminated with infected fecal matter—called also infectious hepatitis; see havrix

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