Definition of Cuban itch

1. Noun. A mild form of smallpox caused by a less virulent form of the virus.




Medical Definition of Cuban itch

1. A mild form of smallpox caused by a less virulent strain of the virus. Synonym: Cuban itch, Kaffir pox, milkpox, pseudosmallpox, pseudovariola, variola minor, West Indian smallpox, whitepox. Origin: Pg. Alastrar, to scatter over (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cuban Itch

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Cuauhtémoc
Cub
Cub Scout
Cub Scouts
Cuba
Cuban
Cuban Revolution
Cuban bast
Cuban bread
Cuban capital
Cuban heel
Cuban heels
Cuban itch (current term)
Cuban mahogany
Cuban monetary unit
Cuban peso
Cuban red macaw
Cuban red macaws
Cuban sandwich
Cuban sandwiches
Cuban spinach
Cubanism
Cubans
Cubist
Cubists
Cubs
Cuca

Literary usage of Cuban itch

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1. Transactions of the Annual Meeting by Ohio State Medical Society (1901)
"It seems to me that the greatest discussion is not whether it is chickenpox or smallpox, but whether it is "Cuban itch" or smallpox. ..."

2. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1907)
"... in the spring called "Cuban itch," buT if "Smallpox" and "Cuban itch" were the same thing, then they had been misnamed, as there certainly had not been ..."

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