Definitions for varicella zoster virus
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varicella zoster virus(noun)
the member of the herpes virus family that is responsible for chickenpox
Varicella zoster virus
Varicella zoster virus is one of eight herpes viruses known to infect humans and vertebrates. It commonly causes chickenpox in children, teens and young adults and herpes zoster in adults and rarely in children.
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