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chick·en·pox

or chicken pox  (chĭk′ən-pŏks′)
n.
An acute contagious disease, primarily of children, that is caused by the varicella-zoster virus and characterized by skin eruptions, slight fever, and malaise. Also called varicella.

[Perhaps in allusion to the mildness of the disease as contrasted with smallpox.]

chickenpox

(ˈtʃɪkɪnˌpɒks)
n
(Pathology) a highly communicable viral disease most commonly affecting children, characterized by slight fever and the eruption of a rash

chick′en•pox`

or chick′en pox`,



n.
a disease, commonly of children, caused by the varicella zoster virus and characterized by fever and the eruption of blisters.
Also called varicella.
[1720–30]

chick·en·pox

(chĭk′ən-pŏks′)
A highly contagious infection, usually of young children, that is caused by a virus. Symptoms include an itchy skin rash and fever. Also called varicella.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chickenpox - an acute contagious disease caused by herpes varicella zoster viruschickenpox - an acute contagious disease caused by herpes varicella zoster virus; causes a rash of vesicles on the face and body
pox - a contagious disease characterized by purulent skin eruptions that may leave pock marks
Translations
plané neštovice
skoldkopper
VarizellenWindpocken
vesirokko
vodene kozice
bárányhimlő
水疱瘡
수두
vattkoppor
โรคอีสุกอีใส
bệnh thủy đậu

chickenpox

[ˈtʃɪkɪnpɒks] Nvaricela f

chickenpox

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chickenpox

[ˈtʃɪkɪnˌpɒks] nvaricella

chickenpox

جُدَرِيُّ الـمَاء plané neštovice skoldkopper Windpocken ανεμοβλογιά varicela vesirokko varicelle vodene kozice varicella 水疱瘡 수두 waterpokken vannkopper ospa wietrzna catapora, varicela ветряная оспа vattkoppor โรคอีสุกอีใส suçiçeği bệnh thủy đậu 水痘

chick·en·pox

n. varicela, enfermedad viral contagiosa que se manifiesta gen. en la infancia y se caracteriza por una erupción que se convierte en pequeñas vesículas;
pop. viruelas locas.

chickenpox

n varicela