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herpes labialis

[ ley-bee-ey-lis ]
/ ˌleɪ biˈeɪ lɪs /
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noun
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Origin of herpes labialis

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

herpes labialis
/ (ˌleɪbɪˈælɪs) /

noun
a technical name for cold sore

Word Origin for herpes labialis

New Latin: herpes of the lip
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