Definitions for variola major

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  1. smallpox, variola, variola major(noun)

    a highly contagious viral disease characterized by fever and weakness and skin eruption with pustules that form scabs that slough off leaving scars

  2. variola major, variola major virus(noun)

    a type of smallpox virus that has a fatality rate of up to 25 percent

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