HyperDic: herpes_simplex

English > 2 senses of the expression herpes simplex:
NOUNstateherpes simplexan infection caused by the herpes simplex virus
animalherpes simplex, herpes simplex virusa herpes virus that affects the skin and nervous system
English > herpes simplex: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningAn infection caused by the herpes simplex virus; affects the skin and nervous system; produces small temporary (but sometimes painful) blisters on the skin and mucous membranes.
Narrowergenital herpes, herpes genitalisAn infection caused by herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) that is usually transmitted by sexual contact
oral herpes, herpes labialis, cold sore, fever blisterCaused by herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1)
Broaderherpesviral diseases causing eruptions of the skin or mucous membrane
Spanishherpe simple
Catalanherpes simple
English > herpes simplex: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningA herpes virus that affects the skin and nervous system.
Synonymherpes simplex virus
Narrowerherpes simplex 1, HS1, HSV-1, HSV-IA herpes virus that causes oral herpes
herpes simplex 2, HS2, HSV-2, HSV-IIA herpes virus that can cause genital herpes
Broaderherpes, herpes virusAny of the animal viruses that cause painful blisters on the skin

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