Definitions for variola virus
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variola virus, smallpox virus(noun)
the virus that causes smallpox in humans; can be used as a bioweapon
U.S. National Library of Medicine
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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