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Liver Project Quizlet
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What is the definition of Hepatitis B?
inflammation of the liver caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV), which is transmitted sexually or by exposure to contaminated blood or body fluids
What is the definition of Hepatitis C?
inflammation of the liver caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV), which is transmitted by exposure to infected blood; this strain is rarely contracted sexually
What is the definition of liver disease?
when the liver is unable to function properly because of circumstances affecting the liver's health
How many people suffer from liver disease in America?
How many people who contract liver disease die out of 100,000 people?
How many lobes does the liver have?
What are the names of different parts of the liver?
Right lobe, left lobe, caudate lobe, and quadrate lobe
Is Hepatitis C Chronic?
Is Hepatitis B acute and chronic?
What can both Hepatitis C and B lead to when you are infected chronically?
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