Definición de shingles en inglés:

shingles

Silabificación: shin·gles
Pronunciación: /ˈSHiNGɡəlz
 
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sustantivo

[treated as singular] Medicine
An acute, painful inflammation of the nerve ganglia, with a skin eruption often forming a girdle around the middle of the body. It is caused by the same virus as chickenpox. Also called herpes zoster.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Doug's symptoms might also have been caused by herpes zoster or shingles virus which can also affect the facial nerve.
  • The medical name for chickenpox is varicella zoster and for shingles it is herpes zoster.
  • If you've ever had chicken pox, you may suffer from shingles or herpes zoster.

Origen

late Middle English: representing medieval Latin cingulus, variant of Latin cingulum 'girdle', from cingere 'gird'.

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Pronunciación: ˌɪntəˈniːsʌɪn
adjective
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