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herpes
American English: /ˈhərpiz/
British English: /ˈhəːpiːz/

Translation of herpes in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • herpe (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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