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Simplexvirus

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noun Sim·plex·vi·rus \ˈsim-ˌpleks-ˌvī-rəs\

Medical Definition of Simplexvirus

  1. :  a genus of double-stranded DNA viruses of the family Herpesviridae that usually infect primates including two (HSV-1 and HSV-2) specific for humans and that tend to persist in the host as latent infections in neurons


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