For example, though I had chicken pox decades ago, I still have antibody to chicken pox.
Max told of the week he had chicken pox at age 7, which Nora would later reference as the period “when you loved me.”
And chicken pox, let the record show, is not a great disease in adults.
An eruption of chicken pox does not burst out all over the body at once, but appears in successive rashes.
Not had measles, or chicken pox, or mumps, or any of those things yet?
And do you remember how we played it on the professor, and made him believe that I had the chicken pox?
The same mode of reasoning is applicable to the chicken pox.
chicken pox, too, differs essentially from smallpox in the course of its development.
In a similar manner, small pox, measles, chicken pox and all eruptive diseases come out as products from morbific causes within.
Many of the slaves imported suffer from chicken pox, which may cause an epidemic among the natives, resulting in great mortality.
chickenpox or chicken pox
An acute contagious disease, primarily of children, that is caused by the varicella-zoster virus and characterized by skin eruptions, slight fever, and malaise. Also called varicella.
A highly contagious infectious disease, usually of children, caused by the varicella-zoster virus of the genus Varicellavirus. The infection is characterized by fever, and itching skin blisters that start on the trunk of the body and spread to the extremities. Also called varicella.
A mild but highly contagious disease, caused by a virus and characterized by slight fever and the eruption of blisters on the skin. Chicken pox is classified as a disease of childhood, although it can occur in adults.
Note: Children who have had chicken pox are immune to future infection by the virus that causes it.