varicella-zoster virus

n.

A herpesvirus that causes chickenpox and shingles.chickenpox virus herpes zoster virus

Nearby words

  1. vitrifaction,
  2. vitrification,
  3. vitriform,
  4. vitrify,
  5. vitrine,
  6. vitriolic,
  7. vitriolize,
  8. vitro,
  9. vitro-,
  10. vitrum


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