Definition of Zoster. Meaning of Zoster. Synonyms of Zoster

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Definition of Zoster

Zoster
Zoster os"ter, n. [L., fr. Gr. ? girdle, zoster. See Zone.] (Med.) Shingles.

Meaning of Zoster from wikipedia

- Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is a viral disease characterized by a painful skin rash with blisters in a localized area. Typically the rash occurs...
- A zoster vaccine is a vaccine that reduces the incidence of herpes zoster (shingles), a disease caused by reactivation of the varicella zoster virus, which...
- Varicella zoster virus (VZV), also known as human herpesvirus 3 (HHV-3, HHV3) or Human alphaherpesvirus 3 (taxonomically), is one of nine known herpes...
- known as herpes zoster oticus, is inflammation of the geniculate ganglion of the facial nerve as a late consequence of varicella zoster virus (VZV). In...
- vaccine-preventable disease caused by the initial infection with varicella zoster virus (VZV), a member of the herpesvirus family. The disease results in...
- Zoster is another name for shingles. Zoster may also refer to: Zoster (Attica), a cape in Attica, Greece Zoster (band), a musical group from Bosnia and...
- Zoster is a pop-reggae group from Bosnia and Herzegovina formed in Mostar in 2000. They released four studio albums, and new studio album named "Najgori"...
- A zoster (Gr****: ζωστήρ, zōstēr) was a form of girdle or belt worn by men and perhaps later by women in ancient Greece, from the Archaic period (c. 750 –...
- peripheral nerve caused by the reactivation of the varicella zoster virus (herpes zoster, also known as shingles). PHN is defined as pain in a dermatomal...
- skin. Another vaccine, known as zoster vaccine, is used to prevent diseases caused by the same virus – the varicella zoster virus. The World Health Organization...