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Meaning of HERPES SIMPLEX

Pronunciation:  'hurpeez 'simpleks

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a herpes virus that affects the skin and nervous system
  2. [n]  an infection caused by the herpes simples virus; affects the skin and nervous system; produces small temporary (but sometimes painful) blisters on the skin and mucous membranes
 
 Synonyms: herpes simplex virus
 
 See Also: cold sore, fever blister, genital herpes, herpes, herpes, herpes genitalis, herpes labialis, herpes simplex 1, herpes simplex 2, herpes virus, HS1, HS2, HSv-1, HSV-2, oral herpes

 

 

 

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