delta virus


noun

See under hepatitis delta.

Definition for delta virus (2 of 2)

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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