Medical Definition of Hepatitis D virus

1. A small "defective" RNA virus, similar to viroids and virusoids, that requires the presence of hepatitis B virus for replication. The clinical course is variable but is usually more severe than other hepatitides. Synonym: hepatitis delta virus. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hepatitis D Virus

hepatitides
hepatitis
hepatitis A virus
hepatitis B antibodies
hepatitis B antigen
hepatitis B core antigen
hepatitis B e antigen
hepatitis B surface antigen
hepatitis B vaccine
hepatitis C virus
hepatitis D virus (current term)
hepatitis antibodies
hepatitis antigens
hepatitis b e antigens
hepatitis b surface antigens
hepatitis b vaccines
hepatitis b virus
hepatitis c-like viruses
hepatitis c antibodies
hepatitis c antigens
hepatitis contagiosa canis
hepatitis delta

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