of or relating to a mild case of smallpox.
a mild smallpox, especially as occurring in persons who were vaccinated or previously had the disease.
Related formspost·var·i·o·loid, adjective
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Historical Examples of varioloid
For those who died of the varioloid, were spared the death of ebriety.
He was first vaccinated, and two or three days after, attacked with varioloid.
Some died of small-pox, but Thomie has had varioloid and so escaped.
Doctor came to see me after dinner and has pronounced it a case of varioloid.
Infant, female, of a woman who died in the Alms House of varioloid disease, shortly after giving birth to this child.
British Dictionary definitions for varioloid
a mild form of smallpox occurring in persons with partial immunity
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[vâr′ē-ə-loid′, văr′-, və-rī′ə-loid′]
A mild form of smallpox occurring in people who have been previously vaccinated or who have had the disease.
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