Associations to the word «Vaccinia»

Wiktionary

VACCINIA, noun. (medicine) An infection of cowpox
VACCINIA, noun. By extension, the virus which causes this infection

Dictionary definition

VACCINIA, 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.
VACCINIA, noun. A viral disease of cattle causing a mild skin disease affecting the udder; formerly used to inoculate humans against smallpox.

Wise words

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