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Medical Term:

alastrim

Pronunciation: ă-las′trim

Definition: A mild form of smallpox caused by a less virulent strain of the virus.

Synonym(s): milkpox, pseudosmallpox, pseudovariola, variola minor, West Indian smallpox, whitepox

[Pg. alastrar, to scatter over]

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