herpetic

[ her-pet-ik ]
/ hərˈpɛt ɪk /

adjective Pathology.

of, relating to, or caused by herpes.

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Origin of herpetic

1775–85; <Greek herpēt-, stem of hérpēs (see herpes) + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for herpetic

herpetic
/ (hɜːˈpɛtɪk) /

adjective

of or relating to any of the herpes diseases

noun

a person suffering from any of the herpes diseases
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