delta virus


noun

See under hepatitis delta.

Nearby words

  1. delta particle,
  2. delta ray,
  3. delta rhythm,
  4. delta stock,
  5. delta team,
  6. delta wave,
  7. delta wing,
  8. delta-aminolevulinic acid,
  9. deltaic,
  10. deltiological

hepatitis delta

noun Pathology.

a severe form of hepatitis caused by an incomplete virus (delta virus) that links to the hepatitis B virus for its replication.
Also called delta hepatitis.

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