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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Shingles" 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 Shingles
Shingles, also known as zoster, herpes zoster, or zona, is a viral disease characterized by a painful skin rash with blisters involving a limited area. - See link

 

Shingles in Spanish is Herpes zóster
El herpes zóster es una enfermedad producida por una reactivación del virus latente varicela-zóster, que afecta a los nervios periféricos —neuropatía gangliorradicular— y a la piel, donde puede producir pequeñas ampollas dolorosas en forma de anillo agrupadas a lo largo de un dermatoma. Coloquialmente, es conocido como culebrilla, culebrina o culebrón. - See link

 

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

 

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