Definition of Progressive vaccinia
1. Noun. A severe or even fatal form of vaccinia that occurs mainly in persons with an immunological deficiency; characterized by progressive enlargement of the initial lesion.
Generic synonyms: Vaccina, Vaccinia, Variola Vaccina, Variola Vaccine, Variola Vaccinia
Lexicographical Neighbors of Progressive Vaccinia
Literary usage of Progressive vaccinia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Smallpox Vaccination Program: Public Health in an Age of Terrorism by Alina Baciu (2005)
"Four main complications may be associated with vaccination; three complications are in the form of skin eruptions (eczema vaccinatum, progressive vaccinia, ..."
2. National Symposium on Medical and Public Health Response to Bioterrorism edited by Joseph E. McDade (1999)
"progressive vaccinia occurs among those who are immuno- suppressed because of a congenital defect, malignancy, radiation therapy, or AIDS. ..."