Definition of Variola minor

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




2. Noun. A type of smallpox virus that has a fatality rate of about 1 percent.
Exact synonyms: Variola Minor Virus
Generic synonyms: Smallpox Virus, Variola Virus

Medical Definition of Variola minor

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)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Variola Minor

varifold
varifolds
variform
variformed
varify
varifying
varimax
variogram
variograms
variola
variola benigna
variola haemorrhagica
variola major
variola major virus
variola maligna
variola minor (current term)
variola minor virus
variola pemphigosa
variola vaccina
variola vaccine
variola vaccinia
variola vera
variola verrucosa
variola virus
variolar
variolas
variolate
variolated
variolates
variolating

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