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hepatitis C

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noun Pathology.
  1. a form of hepatitis with clinical effects similar to those of hepatitis B, caused by a blood-borne retrovirus (hepatitis C virus) that may be of the hepatitis non-A, non-B type.
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hepatitis C

noun
  1. a form of hepatitis caused by a virus that is transmitted in the same ways as that responsible for hepatitis BFormer name: non-A, non-B hepatitis
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