Definitions for vacciniavækˈsɪn i ə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vac•cin•i•avækˈsɪn i ə(n.)(pl.)-cin•i•as.

  1. a variant of the cowpox virus that became established in vaccines derived from cowpox-inoculated humans.

    Category: Microbiology

Origin of vaccinia:

1800–10

vac•cin′i•al(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vaccinia, vaccina, variola vaccine, variola vaccinia, variola vaccina(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

  2. cowpox, vaccinia(noun)

    a viral disease of cattle causing a mild skin disease affecting the udder; formerly used to inoculate humans against smallpox

Wiktionary

  1. vaccinia(Noun)

    An infection of cowpox; or the virus which causes this infection

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vaccinia(noun)

    cowpox; vaccina. See Cowpox

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Vaccinia

    The cutaneous and occasional systemic reactions associated with vaccination using smallpox (variola) vaccine.

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