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Medical Term:

varioloid

Pronunciation: var'e-o-loyd

Definition:

  1. Resembling smallpox.
  2. A mild form of smallpox occurring in people who are relatively resistant, usually as a result of a previous vaccination.

Synonym(s): varioliform

[variola + G. eidos, resemblance]

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