Synonyms
Etymology

1. hepatitis

noun. ['ˌhɛpəˈtaɪtəs'] inflammation of the liver caused by a virus or a toxin.

Synonyms

  • liver disease
  • infectious disease
  • hepatitis delta
  • delta hepatitis

Etymology

  • hepatitis (Latin)
  • hepar (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Hepatitis

  • osteoarthritis
  • encephalitis
  • meningitis
  • mastoiditis
  • laryngitis
  • gastritis
  • bronchitis
  • detritus
  • arthritis
  • zemaitis
  • unitas
  • fleitas
  • titus
  • situs

Example sentences of the word hepatitis


1. Verb, base form
Long-term stays in the Caribbean come with a risk of typhoid, rabies and hepatitis A and B.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Getting your hepatitis vaccine will help protect you against infectious viruses that imposes great harm to your liver.

3. Adjective
The CDC recommends that patients with hepatitis** C should not use ibuprofen.

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