1. Relating to or characterized by herpes. 2. Relating to or caused by a herpesvirus.

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her·pet·ic (.)hər-'pet-ik adj of, relating to, or resembling herpes <\herpetic pain> <\herpetic lesions>

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her·pet·ic (hər-petґik) [L. herpeticus] 1. pertaining to or of the nature of herpes. 2. pertaining to or caused by herpesviruses.

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  • herpetic — HERPÉTIC, Ă, herpetici, ce, adj. De natura herpesului. – Din fr. herpétique. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  herpétic adj. m., pl. herpétici; f. sg. herpétică, pl. herpétice …   Dicționar Român

  • Herpetic — Her*pet ic, a. [Cf. F. herp[ e]tique.] Pertaining to, or resembling, the herpes; partaking of the nature of herpes; as, herpetic eruptions. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • herpetic — pertaining to herpes, 1783, from Gk. herpes (gen. herpetos); see HERPES (Cf. herpes) + IC (Cf. ic) …   Etymology dictionary

  • herpetic — (ˌ)hərˈped.ik adjective Etymology: herpet + ic : of or relating to herpes herpetic virus herpetic pain : resembling herpes herpetic lesions …   Useful english dictionary

  • herpetic — adjective Of or pertaining to herpes, or to any herpesvirus or herpesvirus caused disease; as a herpetic sore throat …   Wiktionary

  • herpetic — herpes ► NOUN ▪ a disease caused by a virus, affecting the skin (often with blisters) or the nervous system. DERIVATIVES herpetic adjective. ORIGIN Greek herp s shingles, creeping , from herpein to creep …   English terms dictionary

  • herpetic — adjective see herpes …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • herpetic — /heuhr pet ik/, adj. Pathol. of, pertaining to, or caused by herpes. [1775 85; < Gk herpet , s. of hérpes (see HERPES) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • herpètic — her|pè|tic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • herpetic — adj. of herpes, caused by herpes (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary