anti-herpes

adjective
an·​ti-her·​pes | \ ˌan-tē-ˈhər-(ˌ)pēz How to pronounce anti-herpes (audio) , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or less commonly antiherpes

Definition of anti-herpes

medical
: acting against a herpes virus or the symptoms caused by infection with a herpesvirus anti-herpes medication anti-herpes antibodies

First Known Use of anti-herpes

1964, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-herpes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-herpes. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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anti-herpes

adjective
an·​ti-her·​pes | \ -ˈhər-(ˌ)pēz \
variants: also antiherpes

Medical Definition of anti-herpes

: acting against a herpesvirus or the symptoms caused by infection with it the anti-herpes drug acyclovir anti-herpes antibodies

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