her·pes /ˈhɝ(ˌ)pɪz/ 名詞
Her·pes n. Med. An eruption of the skin, taking various names, according to its form, or the part affected, caused by a herpesvirus infection; especially, an eruption of vesicles in small distinct clusters, accompanied with itching or tingling, including shingles, ringworm, and the like; -- so called from its tendency to creep or spread from one part of the skin to another.
n 1: viral diseases causing eruptions of the skin or mucous
2: any of the animal viruses that cause painful blisters on the
skin [syn: herpes virus]