Definition of hepatitis B in English:

hepatitis B

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noun

[mass noun]
  • A severe form of viral hepatitis transmitted in infected blood, causing fever, debility, and jaundice.
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    • Using unsterilized tools may transmit viral infections, such as hepatitis B or warts.
    • We excluded patients with hepatitis B, HIV infection, or hepatic decompensation.
    • The tests would identify HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis, and hepatitis B, among other conditions.

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