Examples from the Web for variola
Hemorrhagic lesions, isolated or confluent, are seen also in severe forms of variola, not of the two types described above.
How would you distinguish the large acuminated-pustular syphiloderm from acne and variola?Essentials of Diseases of the Skin|Henry Weightman Stelwagon
There is no chronic form of variola lingering for weeks and months after the violence of the fever has abated.
He must learn that diphtheria is, or may be, as dangerous a passenger as variola.
In scarlet fever, measles, and variola there is a state of equilibrium between the skin and the intestinal mucous membrane.
British Dictionary definitions for variola
Word Origin for variola
Word Origin and History for variola
"smallpox," 1771, from medical Latin diminutive of Latin varius "changing, various," in this case "speckled" (see vary).