herpes labialis

[ley-bee-ey-lis]

noun


Nearby words

  1. herpes,
  2. herpes encephalitis,
  3. herpes genitalis,
  4. herpes gestationis,
  5. herpes iris,
  6. herpes simplex,
  7. herpes zoster,
  8. herpes zoster virus,
  9. herpesvirus,
  10. herpetic

Origin of herpes labialis

1805–15; < New Latin: labial herpes

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British Dictionary definitions for herpes labialis

herpes labialis

noun

a technical name for cold sore

Word Origin for herpes labialis

New Latin: herpes of the lip

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