Definition of Zona

Zona: 1. A synonym for shingles. 2. Any zone or encircling area. 3. Any area with a specific boundary.

Zona, Latin for a girdle, is a synonym for shingles because it can appear to girdle part of the body.


Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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