herpetic

adjective
her·​pet·​ic | \ (ˌ)hər-ˈpet-ik How to pronounce herpetic (audio) \

Medical Definition of herpetic

: of, relating to, or resembling herpes herpetic pain herpetic lesions

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herpes zoster oticus

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“Herpetic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/herpetic. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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