Inflammation of the liver, usually caused by any of various infectious agents or toxins, including alcohol and numerous chemical compounds. Symptoms usually include jaundice, fatigue, fever, liver enlargement, and abdominal pain. There are five types of viral hepatitis: A, B,C, D, and E. Hepatitis A, an acute infection caused by a virus of the genus Hepatovirus is transmitted by contaminated food and water. Hepatitis B, caused by a virus of the genus Orthohepadnavirus and Hepatitis C, caused by a virus of the genus Hepacivirus, are more serious infections that are transmitted through infected bodily fluids such as blood and semen.
Any of several systemic infections of humans and domestic animals caused by a genus (Leptospira) of spirochetes found in sewage and natural waters, and involving variously the eyes, liver, kidneys, etc.
A particular destructive process in an organ or organism, with a specific cause and characteristic symptoms; specif., an illness; ailment
To influence in a particular, typically unfair direction.
To cause to have or show prejudice; bias
To influence beforehand against or in favor of someone or something; prejudice:
(Dialectal) To bring forth (young) prematurely, said of cattle, sheep, horses, etc.
To make a show of; to put on a pretence of; to feign; to assume. To make a false display of. [from 16th c.]
In a straight line or direction; unswervingly
The definition of acrimony refers to the hostility or bitterness in someone's overall demeanor or speech.
Sourness or acidness of taste, character, or tone.
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