herpes zoster


herpes zoster

noun

Definition of HERPES ZOSTER

:  shingles

Origin of HERPES ZOSTER

New Latin, literally, girdle herpes
First Known Use: 1807

Rhymes with HERPES ZOSTER

herpes zos·ter

noun \-ˈzäs-tər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HERPES ZOSTER

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