Medical Dictionary

HSV–1

noun \-ˌvē-ˈwən\

Medical Definition of HSV-1

:  a herpesvirus of the genus Simplexvirus (species Human herpesvirus 1) that causes the type of herpes simplex typically involving the lips, mouth, and face

Browse

May 27, 2015
riot act Hear it
a vigorous reprimand or warning
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears