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herpes labialis

[ley-bee-ey-lis]
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noun
  1. oral herpes.

Origin of herpes labialis

1805–15; < New Latin: labial herpes
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British Dictionary definitions for herpes labialis

herpes labialis

noun
  1. a technical name for cold sore

Word Origin

New Latin: herpes of the lip
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