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Webster

English Word:

vaccinia


English Pronunciation:

vac•cin•i•a


Noun:


⇨Etymology

(New Latin) See Vaccine.


⇨Definition

(Medicine) Cowpox; vaccina. See Cowpox.



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Wiktionary

Etymology:

From the genus name Vaccinia


Noun:

vaccinia (uncountable) (medicine) An infection of cowpox; or the virus which causes this infection 2007 May 18, John Schwartz, “Soldier’s Smallpox Inoculation Sickens Son”, New York Times: Since then, a handful of vaccinia cases have been reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , including one, described in the May 4 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, of vulvar infection in an Alaskan woman whose sex partner was a serviceman.


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