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Noun: infectious hepatitis  in'fek-shus ,he-pu'tI-tus
  1. An acute but benign form of viral hepatitis caused by an RNA virus that does not persist in the blood serum and is usually transmitted by ingesting food or drink that is contaminated with faecal matter
    - hepatitis A

Type of: viral hepatitis

Encyclopedia: Infectious hepatitis