What does vaccinia mean?

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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


  1. vaccinia(Noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vaccinia(noun)

    cowpox; vaccina. See Cowpox

  2. Origin: [NL. See Vaccine.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Vaccinia

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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vaccinia in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vaccinia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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