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varioloid

[vair-ee-uh-loid] /ˈvɛər i əˌlɔɪd/
adjective
1.
resembling smallpox.
2.
of or pertaining to a mild case of smallpox.
noun
3.
a mild smallpox, especially as occurring in persons who were vaccinated or previously had the disease.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; variol(a) + -oid
Related forms
postvarioloid, adjective
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  • One of the severest has previously had varioloid and two next follow ing have both been vaccinated.
British Dictionary definitions for varioloid

varioloid

/ˈvɛərɪəˌlɔɪd/
adjective
1.
resembling smallpox
noun
2.
a mild form of smallpox occurring in persons with partial immunity
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varioloid in Medicine

varioloid var·i·o·loid (vâr'ē-ə-loid', vār'-, və-rī'ə-loid')
adj.
Varioliform. n.
A mild form of smallpox occurring in people who have been previously vaccinated or who have had the disease.

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