Herpes zoster 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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  • Herpes zoster virus — Her pes zos ter vir*us, n. (Med.) same as {varicella zoster virus}. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • herpes zoster virus — noun a herpes virus that causes shingles • Syn: ↑herpes zoster • Hypernyms: ↑herpes, ↑herpes virus • Hyponyms: ↑herpes varicella zoster, ↑herpes varicella zoster virus …   Useful english dictionary

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  • herpes zoster virus — her′pes zos′ter vi rus n. pat a type of herpesvirus that causes chickenpox and shingles …   From formal English to slang

  • Herpes simplex 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Herpes zoster — Zoster redirects here. For the ancient Greek article of dress, see Zoster (costume). Shingles redirects here. For other uses, see Shingle (disambiguation). Herpes zoster Classification and external resources Herpes zoster blisters on the neck and …   Wikipedia

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