: 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/HSV-2. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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