Definition of varioloid in English:


Syllabification: var·i·o·loid
Pronunciation: /ˈve(ə)rēəˌloid



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  • A mild form of smallpox affecting people who have already had the disease or have been vaccinated against it.
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    • In case of smallpox or varioloid take the remedy in water one teaspoonful every two or three hours till recovery.
    • In early 1863, several cases of varioloid broke out among the camp.
    • In the autumn of 1863, Lincoln's physician told him that he was suffering from varioloid, a mild form of smallpox.

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