Meaning of oral herpes

o'ral her'pes

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— Pathol. Pathol.
  1. a disease caused by herpes simplex virus type 1, characterized primarily by a cluster of small, transient blisters chiefly at the edge of the lip or nostril; herpes labialis. Cf.
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