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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of the animal viruses that cause painful blisters on the skin; Viral diseases causing eruptions of the skin or mucous membrane.

Usage examples (27)
  • Sorry, but anyone who doesn't take North Korea as serious as herpes is just asking for it.
  • Without those, dysuria could be anything, and herpes is right up there at the top of the list.
  • It is caused by a virus called herpes simplex, of which there are two types, i.e. types 1 and 2.
  • Men were most likely to be affected, with increases in herpes, syphilis, gonorrhoea and genital warts. for more
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