genital herpes

noun
|Updated on: 26 May 2018

Definition of genital herpes

: herpes simplex of the type typically affecting the genitalia

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1877

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genital herpes

noun

medical Definition of genital herpes

: herpes simplex of the type affecting the genitals called also herpes genitalis

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