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shin·gles

n pl but sing in constr :  an acute viral inflammation of the sensory ganglia of spinal and cranial nerves associated with a vesicular eruption and neuralgic pain and caused by reactivation of the herpesvirus causing chicken pox - called also herpes zoster , ona , oster  .
 
 

 
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