Meaning of “hepatitis” in the English Dictionary

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"hepatitis" in British English

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hepatitisnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌhep.əˈtaɪ.tɪs/ us /ˌhep.əˈtaɪ.t̬əs/

a serious disease of the liver. There are three main types of hepatitis: hepatitis A, B, and C.

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

"hepatitis" in American English

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hepatitisnoun [ U ]

us /ˌhep·əˈtɑɪ·t̬əs/

a disease of the liver (= an organ in the body)

(Definition of “hepatitis” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)