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English definition of “HBV”


noun [U] uk   /ˌeɪtʃ.biːˈviː/ us    /ˈeɪtʃˌbiːˈviː/ specialized
abbreviation for hepatitis B virus: the virus responsible for hepatitis B (= a serious liver disease): HBV is transmitted in the blood and other body fluids.Fevers and infectious diseasesColds and flu
(Definition of HBV from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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