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

  • n. A self-limited, acute infection of the liver caused by an RNA virus, having symptoms similar to those of hepatitis A and spread via contaminated drinking water and food. It is endemic in developing countries and has occurred in epidemics in regions of Asia, Africa, and Central America.

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