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Vaccinia

noun

  • S: (n) vaccina , variola vaccina , variola vaccine , variola vaccinia a local infection induced in humans by inoculation with the virus causing cowpox in order to confer resistance to smallpox; normally lasts three weeks and leaves a pitted scar.
  • S: (n) cowpox a viral disease of cattle causing a mild skin disease affecting the udder; formerly used to inoculate humans against smallpox.

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