Medical Dictionary

herpes

noun her·pes \ˈhər-(ˌ)pēz\

Medical Definition of HERPES

:  any of several inflammatory diseases of the skin caused by herpesviruses and characterized by clusters of vesicles; especially :  herpes simplex
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