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She looks a little yellow, so I want a doctor to test her for hepatitis.
  inflammation of the liver caused by a virus or a toxin
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Word Suffix:  Note that "itis" means "inflammation of".
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  • She looks a little yellow, so I want a doctor to test her for hepatitis.
  • Do I have infectious hepatitis or not?
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • Our country is full of shocking statistics, not just on education, and one of them is that one in seven children in Pakistan gets hepatitis, largely because of dirty needles, and many die of liver disease.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • The prison population has a high incidence of blood-borne diseases like HIV and hepatitis, and you don’t want to risk an infection of any kind.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black

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  • "And we’ll probably get hepatitis from dirty needles.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • As every good health inspector knows, the unfortunate consumer who lets an infected oyster slide down his throat is flirting with hepatitis.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • Long before the sum was raised Father came down with the hepatitis that almost cost his life: during the long stay in the hospital his beard turned snow white.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • The nurse—a burly, glowering Muslim man named Gul—tells me I may die of hepatitis.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • A small boom box leaned against one wall blaring a gospel call-in show, with a preacher screaming something about the Lord curing a caller of hepatitis.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • Later, jaundice set in, and my doctors suspected I had hepatitis.
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture

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  • Have you had any recent viral infection, including poliomyelitis, hepatitis, mononucleosis, mumps, measles, varicella, or herpes?
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • Classic for hepatitis, he thought.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • Father Mulligan had died four years ago of viral hepatitis, in an ashram north of Rishikesh.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • Almost half the fledgling Farm got infectious hepatitis.
    Peter Jenkins  --  A Walk Across America
  • Little Abhi Ghoshe was a month old when his father died of hepatitis.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • The guy was probably in the terminal stages of hepatitis.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • There’s also hepatitis.
    ZZ Packer  --  Drinking Coffee Elsewhere
  • "You get hepatitis from unwashed lettuce," I said.
    ZZ Packer  --  Drinking Coffee Elsewhere
  • Sir, do you have any history of hepatitis?
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • Speaking of his bout of hepatitis, Farmer told me, "If I get sick, it’ll be nearly fatal."
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • I do have hepatitis.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • Beecher published a detailed list of the twenty-two worst offenders, including researchers who’d injected children with hepatitis and others who’d poisoned patients under anesthesia using carbon dioxide.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • He has a fulminant hepatitis.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • Ninety-two …. ninety-three …. ninety-four …. I beat the hepatitis.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • I said, ’Professor, this is a not a case of hepatitis, but a case of my own brother.’
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • I understand hepatitis.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • Viral hepatitis.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • Without those tissues, we would have no tests for diseases like hepatitis and HIV; no vaccines for rabies, smallpox, measles; none of the promising new drugs for leukemia, breast cancer, colon cancer.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • …when I looked in dismay at Allie, who was champing at the bit to get back to her oblivion; when I thought about whether Pennsatucky would be able to keep it together and prove herself the good mom that she aspired to be; when I worried about my many friends at Danbury whose health was crushed by hepatitis and HIV; and when I saw in the visiting room how addiction had torn apart the bonds between mothers and their children, I finally understood the true consequences of my own actions.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • I could tell the Admiral you’ve got …. you’ve got …. infectious hepatitis."
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • "It’s hepatitis.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • In this wealthy place, this rich hospital"—she swept her hands at all the machinery—"surely here in America you can do more for hepatitis than to wring your hands and say it is very grave."
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
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Associated words [difficulty]:   hepatitis [5] , hepatitis B [6]
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