Definition of Milk pox
1. Noun. A mild form of smallpox caused by a less virulent form of the virus.
Generic synonyms: Smallpox, Variola, Variola Major
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Literary usage of Milk pox
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1. The Milroy Lectures on Epidemic Disease in England: The Evidence of by William Heaton Hamer (1906)
"Stone-pox, water-pox, wind-pox, sheep-pox, swine-pox, horn-pox, and milk-pox were discussed by eighteenth-century writers. ..."
2. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1905)
"... or Kaffir milk-pox. The parasite of vaccinia and variola is described as an amoeboid organism about i-1^fith of a" inch in diameter, its protoplasm ..."
3. Trekking the Great Thirst: Travel and Sport in the Kalahari Desert by Arnold Wienholt Hodson, Amy E. Nellen (1912)
"... or Kaffir milk-pox, but it is difficult to judge without further knowledge. " You are to understand that while I must, if possible, have details as to ..."
4. Physiology, Pathology, Bacteriology, Anatomy (1906)
"Kaffir milk-pox. A specific contagious eruptive fever somewhat resembling small-pox. Amnesia of Broca. Pure word aphasia. Inability to remember spoken words ..."
5. Transactions of the Pathological Society of London by Pathological Society of London (1905)
"... or Kaffir milk- pox it was hoped that if the morbific agent of that disease could be established light might be thrown on the cause of the analogous ..."
6. Zululand and Cetewayo: Containing an Account of Zulu Customs, Manners, and by Walter Robert Ludlow (1882)
"... he looked exceedingly puzzled, and we left him examining his knife with childish glee, surrounded by his wives and children. PILLOW. MILK Pox ..."