HSV-2

noun
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Medical Definition of HSV-2

: a herpesvirus of the genus Simplexvirus (species Human herpesvirus 2) that causes the type of herpes simplex typically involving the genital region

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“HSV-2.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/HSV-2. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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