Dictionary
2 ENTRIES FOUND:

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

First Known Use of HEPATITIS A

1972

hepatitis A

noun \-ˈā\   (Medical Dictionary)

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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: hepatitis BPrevious Word in the Dictionary: hepatitisAll Words Near: hepatitis A
April 21, 2015
omnipotent Hear it
having unlimited authority or influence
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears