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- Bell's Palsy : Condition that involves the facial nerve (VII cranial nerve) and results in the paralysis of one side of the face.
- Foscarnet : Antiviral for treating infections in patients with compromised immune systems, often associated with AIDS.
- Herodotus : (c. 484 BC - c. 430 BC) Greek historian, author of the Histories (historiai, 'inquiries'), called 'The Father of History,' as he was among the first to approach the reporting of history in a logical and skeptical way.
- Herpes : Diseases caused by the herpes simplex virus.
- Penciclovir : antiviral drug used to treat herpes virus infections
- Protease inhibitor : Chemical compound that inhibits the functions of protease enzymes to control viral infections.
- Sexually transmitted disease : Infections that are transmitted through exchange of semen, blood, and other body fluids or by direct contact with the affected body areas of infected people.
- Urethritis : inflammation of the urethra, with vague discomfort to painful urination (dysuria), urethral discharge, or both.
- Venereal disease : Infections spread through sexual contact.
- Vidarabine : An antiviral drug with antiviral properties against DNA viruses that is an analog of the nucleoside adenosine.
- Virus (biology) : A microscopic particle that can infect the cells of a biological organism and can reproduce only with the assistance of the cells it infects.
- Vitamin C : Required by a few mammalian species, including humans and higher primates. It is water-soluble and is usually obtained by eating fruits and vegetables; associated with scurvy (hence its chemical name, ascorbic acid).