herpes simplex virus

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Related to Herpes simplex viruses: HSv-1, Hsv2
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Noun1.herpes simplex virus - a herpes virus that affects the skin and nervous system
herpes virus, herpes - any of the animal viruses that cause painful blisters on the skin
herpes simplex 1, HS1, HSV-1, HSV-I - a herpes virus that causes oral herpes
herpes simplex 2, HS2, HSV-2, HSV-II - a herpes virus that can cause genital herpes
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