varioloid

[vair-ee-uh-loid]
noun
  1. a mild smallpox, especially as occurring in persons who were vaccinated or previously had the disease.

Origin of varioloid

First recorded in 1815–25; variol(a) + -oid
Related formspost·var·i·o·loid, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for varioloid

varioloid

adjective
  1. resembling smallpox
noun
  1. a mild form of smallpox occurring in persons with partial immunity
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varioloid in Medicine

varioloid

[vârē-ə-loid′, văr-, və-rīə-loid′]
adj.
  1. Varioliform.
n.
  1. A mild form of smallpox occurring in people who have been previously vaccinated or who have had the disease.
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