zoster

Definitions:

  • A belt or girdle worn by men in ancient Greece.
  • Herpes zoster.
  • In <em>ancient Greek costume</em>, a belt or girdle; originally, a warriors' belt round the loins, afterward any girdle or zone, but chiefly one of a kind worn by men.
  • Same as <internalXref urlencoded="herpes%20zoster">herpes zoster</internalXref> (which see, under <internalXref urlencoded="herpes">herpes</internalXref>).
  • Shingles.
  • An ancient Greek <xref>waist</xref>-<xref>belt</xref> for men.
  • The disease called <xref>herpes zoster</xref> (from the typically beltlike pattern of its rash); <xref>shingles</xref>.
  • eruptions along a nerve path often accompanied by severe neuralgia
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