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|Noun||1.||herpes virus - any of the animal viruses that cause painful blisters on the skin|
animal virus - an animal pathogen that is a virus
herpes zoster virus - a herpes virus that causes shingles
EBV, Epstein-Barr virus - the herpes virus that causes infectious mononucleosis; associated with specific cancers in Africa and China
CMV, cytomegalovirus - any of a group of herpes viruses that enlarge epithelial cells and can cause birth defects; can affect humans with impaired immunological systems
varicella zoster virus - the member of the herpes virus family that is responsible for chickenpox
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