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Medical Dictionary


noun hep·a·ti·tis \ˌhep-ə-ˈtīt-əs\
plural hep·a·tit·i·des \-ˈtit-ə-ˌdēz\ also hep·a·ti·tis·es \-ˈtīt-ə-səz\

Medical Definition of HEPATITIS

:  inflammation of the liver
:  a disease or condition (as hepatitis A or hepatitis B) marked by inflammation of the liver
hep·a·tit·ic \-ˈtit-ik\ adjective
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