Meaning of “HBV” in the English Dictionary

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"HBV" in British English

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HBVnoun [ 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.

(Definition of “HBV” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)