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n. pl. her·pes·vi·rus·es
Any of a family of DNA viruses that form characteristic inclusion bodies within the nuclei of host cells and cause diseases such as chickenpox, infectious mononucleosis, herpes simplex, and shingles.


(Pathology) any one of a family of DNA-containing viruses that includes the agents causing herpes, the Epstein-Barr virus, and the cytomegalovirus


(ˈhɜr pizˌvaɪ rəs)

n., pl. -rus•es.
any DNA-containing virus of the family Herpesviridae, members of which cause several kinds of diseases, as chickenpox and shingles.


n (pl -ruses) herpesvirus m; human — 6 (8, etc.) herpesvirus humano 6 (8, etc.)
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This study ("Immunohistological Evaluation of Feline Herpesvirus-1 Infection in Feline Eosinophilic Dermatoses or Stomatitis" in the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2010) used immunohistochemistry (IHC) and histopathology to detect the presence of FHV in biopsy samples from cats suspected of having EGC, other eosinophilic skin diseases and stomatitis.