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1. herpes

noun. ['ˈhɝːpiːz'] viral diseases causing eruptions of the skin or mucous membrane.

Synonyms

  • herpes simplex
  • infectious disease
  • zoster
  • herpes zoster

Etymology

  • herpes (Latin)
  • ἕρπης (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Oral Herpes

  • burpees

2. herpes

noun. ['ˈhɝːpiːz'] any of the animal viruses that cause painful blisters on the skin.

Synonyms

  • herpes zoster virus
  • herpes simplex virus
  • animal virus
  • EBV
  • cytomegalovirus
  • Epstein-Barr virus
  • herpes virus
  • herpes simplex
  • herpes zoster
  • CMV

Etymology

  • herpes (Latin)
  • ἕρπης (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. oral

adjective. ['ˈɔrəl'] using speech rather than writing.

Synonyms

  • spoken

Antonyms

  • inarticulate
  • left-slanting

Etymology

  • oralis (Latin)
  • os (Latin)

4. oral

noun. ['ˈɔrəl'] an examination conducted by spoken communication.

Synonyms

  • oral exam
  • viva voce
  • examination
  • viva
  • exam
  • test

Antonyms

  • cursive
  • engrossed
  • in writing
  • scrivened

Etymology

  • oralis (Latin)
  • os (Latin)

5. oral

adjective. ['ˈɔrəl'] of or involving the mouth or mouth region or the surface on which the mouth is located.

Antonyms

  • scripted

Etymology

  • oralis (Latin)
  • os (Latin)

Example sentences of the word oral-herpes


1. Noun Phrase
If you have engaged in unprotected oral sex, there is a possibility that you have oral herpes, which will cause:

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