- hepatitis a,
- hepatitis b,
- hepatitis b core antigen,
- hepatitis b e antigen,
- hepatitis b surface antigen
Origin of hepatitis
Examples from the Web for hepatitis
Hepatitis B plays by the same rules, though the rates of transmission are about 10 times more frequent.
Over time, he can transmit a bloodborne disease such as hepatitis C to the patients he is “sharing” narcotics with.
If left untreated, hepatitis C causes liver damage over the course of decades.There’s a Life Saving New Drug. But You Can’t Afford It.|Kaiser Health News|February 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He looked more like a tired and worn 60, perhaps because he is said to be suffering from hepatitis.Gripping His Koran, Anas al-Liby Has His Day in Court|Michael Daly|October 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Just like the measles shot and the hepatitis shot and the flu shot, the goal is prevention, pure and simple.
Other occasional complications are nephritis, hepatitis, inflammation of the flexor tendons and rupture of them, and abscesses.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture
But when the hepatitis is of septic origin, suppuration is likely to occur, the result being an hepatic abscess.
Suppose a man to be attacked with hepatitis, (inflammation of the liver:) he has a pain in the right shoulder.The American Reformed Cattle Doctor|George Dadd
A very grave case of hepatitis endangered his life seriously.Two Chancellors|Julian Klaczko
In Mauritius the juice is used to treat dysentery and hepatitis.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines|T. H. Pardo de Tavera
1727, coined from Greek hepatos, genitive of hepar "liver," from PIE root *yekwr- (cf. Sanskrit yakrt, Avestan yakar, Persian jigar, Latin jecur, Old Lithuanian jeknos "liver") + -itis "inflammation."
n. pl. hep•a•tit•i•des (-tĭt′ĭ-dēz′)
An inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis is most often caused by a virus, but it can be the result of exposure to certain toxic agents, such as drugs or chemicals. One viral form of the disease is spread by contaminated food and water, and other forms by contaminated injection needles and blood transfusions. Symptoms of hepatitis include fever and jaundice.