variola_vaccinia
1. [ noun ] (medicine) a local infection induced in humans by innoculation with the virus causing cowpox in order to confer resistance to smallpox; normally lasts three weeks and leaves a pitted scar
Synonyms: vaccinia variola_vaccina variola_vaccine vaccina
Related terms: infection progressive_vaccinia
Similar spelling:   variola_vaccina
  variola_vaccine
  variola_virus