Synonyms and Antonyms for herpes-varicella-zoster-virus

1. herpes varicella zoster virus (n.)

a herpes virus that causes chickenpox and shingles


2. varicella (n.)

an acute contagious disease caused by herpes varicella zoster virus; causes a rash of vesicles on the face and body


3. herpes (n.)

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


4. herpes (n.)

viral diseases causing eruptions of the skin or mucous membrane


5. zoster (n.)

eruptions along a nerve path often accompanied by severe neuralgia


6. 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

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7. virus (n.)

a harmful or corrupting agency


8. 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