a sexually transmitted disease caused by herpes simplex virus type 2, characterized primarily by transient blisters on and around the genitals.
TAKE THIS QUIZ IF A DAZZLING VOCABULARY IS YOUR DESIDERATUM!
Have the Words of the Day from October 19–25, 2020, made an indelible mark on your memory? Take the quiz to find out!
Question 1 of 7
What does “clement” mean?
Also called herpes genitalis.
Words nearby genital herpes
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020
British Dictionary definitions for genital herpes
a sexually transmitted disease caused by a variety of the herpes simplex virus in which painful blisters occur in the genital region
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Medical definitions for genital herpes
A highly contagious, sexually transmitted viral infection caused by herpesvirus type two and characterized by painful lesions in the genital and anal regions.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.