Definition of hepatitis C in English:

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hepatitis C


[mass noun]
A form of viral hepatitis transmitted in infected blood, causing chronic liver disease.
Example sentences
  • Panicky use of unsterile needles may transmit HIV, hepatitis C, or other infections.
  • The two firms plan to use the cow to develop medicines for diseases such as hepatitis C, pneumonia and rheumatism, she said.
  • Chronic liver disease due to hepatitis C virus typically progresses slowly and usually does not result in major morbidity for many years.

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