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A small blister occurring on the mouth, lips, or face and caused usually by herpes simplex virus type one. Also called fever blister, herpes labialis.
(Pathology) a cluster of blisters at the margin of the lips that sometimes accompanies the common cold, caused by a viral infection. Technical name: herpes labialis
a disease caused by a herpes simplex virus, characterized chiefly by a cluster of small, transient blisters (cold sore) at the edge of the lip or nostril.
A recurring blister on the face, especially around the lips, caused bya virus.
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|Noun||1.||cold sore - caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1)|
herpes simplex - an infection caused by the herpes simplex virus; affects the skin and nervous system; produces small temporary (but sometimes painful) blisters on the skin and mucous membranes
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