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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See cold sore.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a blister or vesicle often found about the mouth in febrile states; a variety of herpes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1)

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