Epstein-Barr virus
Herpesvirus Her"pes*vir`us, n. (Med.) any of several dozen DNA-containing virus of the family {Herpetoviridae}, including among them such human-disease-causing agents as {Herpes simplex virus} causing oral and genital {herpes}, {varicella-zoster virus} ({Herpes zoster virus}) causing shingles and chickenpox (varicella), {Epstein-Barr virus} (EB virus) causing infectious mononucleosis, and {Cytomegalovirus}. [PJC]

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