oral herpes


noun Pathology.

a disease caused by herpes simplex virus type 1, characterized primarily by a cluster of small, transient blisters chiefly at the edge of the lip or nostril; herpes labialis.

Nearby words

  1. oral,
  2. oral biology,
  3. oral cavity,
  4. oral contraceptive,
  5. oral eroticism,
  6. oral history,
  7. oral hygiene,
  8. oral hygienist,
  9. oral interpretation,
  10. oral lactose tolerance test

Compare cold sore.

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