Definitions for variola virus

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  1. variola virus, smallpox virus(noun)

    the virus that causes smallpox in humans; can be used as a bioweapon

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  1. Variola virus

    A species of ORTHOPOXVIRUS causing infections in humans. No infections have been reported since 1977 and the virus is now believed to be virtually extinct.

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