hsvii

HSV-2

See under herpes simplex.
Also, HSV-II.
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herpes simplex herpes sim·plex (sĭm'plěks')
n.

  1. A recurrent viral disease that is caused by herpesvirus type one and is marked by fluid-containing vesicles on the mouth, lips, or face; cold sore.

  2. A recurrent viral disease that is caused by herpesvirus type two and is marked by fluid-containing vesicles on the genitals.

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