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swinepox

[swahyn-poks] /ˈswaɪnˌpɒks/
noun
1.
a variety of chicken pox.
2.
Veterinary Pathology. a mild pox disease of swine, caused by a virus related to that of cowpox, characterized by the appearance of pustules in the skin, especially of the abdomen.
Origin of swinepox
1520-1530
First recorded in 1520-30
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swinepox

/ˈswaɪnˌpɒks/
noun
1.
Also called variola porcina (pɔːˈsɑɪnə). an acute infectious viral disease of pigs characterized by skin eruptions
2.
a form of chickenpox in which the skin eruptions are not pitted
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