What is another word for herpes zoster?

Pronunciation: [hˈɜːpiːz zˈɒstə] (IPA)

Herpes zoster is a type of viral infection that affects the nerves and skin. It is commonly known as shingles and causes a painful rash on one side of the body. There are several synonyms for herpes zoster, including varicella-zoster virus, shingles virus, chickenpox virus, and postherpetic neuralgia. Varicella-zoster virus causes both chickenpox and herpes zoster, and shingles virus is another commonly used term. Postherpetic neuralgia refers to the nerve pain that can persist after the shingles rash has cleared. Regardless of the synonym used, herpes zoster can be a painful and uncomfortable condition that requires medical treatment.

What are the hypernyms for Herpes zoster?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    shingles, zona, zoster, Herpes zoster disease, Herpes zoster infection, Varicella zoster virus disease, Varicella zoster virus infection.

What are the hyponyms for Herpes zoster?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for herpes zoster (as nouns)

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