vaccina

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vaccina vac·ci·na (vāk-sī'nə)
n.
Vaccinia.

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vaccina

noun
a local infection induced in humans by inoculation with the virus causing cowpox in order to confer resistance to smallpox; normally lasts three weeks and leaves a pitted scar [syn: vaccinia
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