Synonyms for herpes virus |

Synonyms and antonyms for herpes virus

1. virus (n.)

(virology) ultramicroscopic infectious agent that replicates itself only within cells of living hosts; many are pathogenic; a piece of nucleic acid (DNA or RNA) wrapped in a thin coat of protein


2. herpes (n.)

any of the animal viruses that cause painful blisters on the skin


3. virus (n.)

a harmful or corrupting agency


4. virus (n.)

a software program capable of reproducing itself and usually capable of causing great harm to files or other programs on the same computer


5. herpes (n.)

viral diseases causing eruptions of the skin or mucous membrane