Definición de herpes en inglés:

herpes

Saltos de línea: her¦pes
Pronunciación: /ˈhəːpiːz
 
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sustantivo

[mass noun]
  • Any of a group of virus diseases caused by herpesviruses, affecting the skin (often with blisters) or the nervous system.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Viruses including flu, herpes, measles and chickenpox can cause pneumonia.
    • Your pap smear can occasionally identify sexually transmitted diseases such as herpes or human papilloma virus.
    • In combination with drug therapies, it is useful in treating skin diseases, such as psoriasis, herpes, and eczema.

Derivativos

herpetic

Pronunciación: /-ˈpɛtɪk/
adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The pain may precede the onset of the herpetic rash and, rarely, herpetic neuralgia can occur without the development of a rash.
  • Symptoms of herpetic encephalitis may include headache, confusion, seizures, or lethargy.
  • Adverse effects include true hypersensitivity, secondary bacterial and herpetic infection, and postinflammatory pigmentation changes.

Origen

late Middle English (originally used also of other skin conditions): via Latin from Greek herpēs 'shingles', literally 'creeping', from herpein 'to creep'.

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