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herpes zoster definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: eruptions along a nerve path often accompanied by severe neuralgia [syn: herpes zoster, zoster, shingles]
2: a herpes virus that causes shingles [syn: herpes zoster, herpes zoster virus]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: New Latin, literally, girdle herpes Date: 1807 shingles

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Shingles Shin"gles, n. [OF. cengle a girth, F. sangle, fr. L. cingulum a girdle, fr. cingere to gird. Cf. Cincture, Cingle, Surcingle.] (Med.) A kind of herpes (Herpes zoster) which spreads half way around the body like a girdle, and is usually attended with violent neuralgic pain.



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