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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Herpes" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Herpes
Herpes simplex is a viral disease caused by the herpes simplex virus. Infections are categorized based on the part of the body infected. Oral herpes involves the face or mouth. It may result in small blisters in groups often called cold sores or fever blisters or may just cause a sore throat. Genital herpes, often simply known as herpes, may have minimal symptoms or form blisters that break open and result in small ulcers. - See link


Herpes in Spanish is Herpes simple
El herpes simple es una enfermedad infecciosa inflamatoria de tipo vírico, que se caracteriza por la aparición de lesiones cutáneas formadas por pequeñas vesículas agrupadas en racimo y rodeadas de un aro rojo. Es causada por el virus herpes simplex, o virus herpes hominis, de tipo I (VHS-1) que afecta cara, labios, boca y parte superior del cuerpo, y de tipo II (VHS-2) que se presenta más frecuentemente en genitales y parte inferior del cuerpo. - See link


More information about Herpes in other websites
Definition of Herpes in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
See the definition of Herpes in the Oxford dictionaries - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for the term Herpes - See link.
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