from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An infection of the liver that is caused by an RNA virus, is transmitted by ingestion of infected food and water, and has a shorter incubation and generally milder symptoms than hepatitis B. Also called infectious hepatitis.


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