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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Virus de la hepatitis G

Hepatitis G virus (HEH-puh-TY-tis … VY-rus)
A virus that may be found in patients with hepatitis (inflammation of the liver). It is spread to others through blood or sexual contact. Infants born to infected mothers may also become infected with the virus.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.