from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Inflammation of the liver, caused by infectious or toxic agents and characterized by jaundice, fever, liver enlargement, and abdominal pain.
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- n. inflammation of the liver, sometimes caused by a viral infection
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Inflammation of the liver.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology, inflammation of the liver.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. inflammation of the liver caused by a virus or a toxin
From Latin hēpatītis, from hēpar ("liver"), from Ancient Greek ἧπαρ (hēpar, "liver"). (Wiktionary)