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There are 13 names in this directory beginning with the letter H.
H.B.V.
Hepatitis B virus.

H.C.V.
Hepatitis C virus.

Hemochromatosis
Also known as iron overload, hemochromatosis is responsible for excessive absorption of iron in the body, that accumulate in the liver.

Hepatic encephalopathy
Neurologic disorders indicating a liver failure. It may lead to hepatic coma.

Hepatitis
Liver inflammation often due to a virus infection and sometimes to other causes.

Hepatitis B
Inflammatory conditions of the liver caused by the hepatitis B virus.

Hepatitis C
Inflammatory conditions of the liver caused by the hepatitis C virus.

Hepatocyte
Main liver cell responsible of the principal functions of the liver.

Hepatologist
Doctor specialized in hepatology.

Hepatology
Branch of medicine specialized in the study of liver, gallbladder, biliary tree, and pancreas.

Hepatomegaly
Condition of having an increased liver volume.

Hypercholesterolemia
A disorder of fatty acid metabolism characterized by a high total blood cholesterol level.

Hypertension
Also known as high blood pressure (HBP), hypertension is a condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is elevated. It is usually measured with a manometer (sphygmomanometer).