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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 her·pes /ˈhɝ(ˌ)piz/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 her·pes /ˈhɝ(ˌ)pɪz/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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]