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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.]
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chickenpox

(ˈtʃɪkɪnˌpɒks)
n
(Pathology) a highly communicable viral disease most commonly affecting children, characterized by slight fever and the eruption of a rash
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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]
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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.
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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
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Translations
plané neštovice
skoldkopper
VarizellenWindpocken
vesirokko
vodene kozice
bárányhimlő
水疱瘡
수두
vattkoppor
โรคอีสุกอีใส
bệnh thủy đậu

chickenpox

[ˈtʃɪkɪnpɒks] Nvaricela f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

chickenpox

[ˈtʃɪkɪnpɒks] nvaricelle fchicken run npoulailler mchicken wing naile f de pouletchicken wire ngrillage mchick flick ncomédie f romantiquechick lit n littérature dépeignant sur un ton humoristique et cru le quotidien et la vie amoureuse de jeunes femmes célibataires de la classe moyenne urbaine
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

chickenpox

[ˈtʃɪkɪnˌpɒks] nvaricella
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

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.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

chickenpox

n varicela
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A Kentucky appeals court has sided with state health officials in regards to how they handled a chickenpox outbreak and choice to bar unvaccinated students.
Summary: Washington DC [USA], June 10 (ANI): A recent study has observed that the chickenpox vaccine not only protects against chickenpox but it also decreases the risk for shingles (a painful skin rash with blisters).
LONDON -- Fast bowler Mohammad Amir's hopes to play the World Cup for Pakistan appeared to have all but faded when it emerged on Monday that he had come down with a bout of suspected chickenpox.
LONDON -- Fast bowler Mohammad Amir's hopes to play the World Cup for Pakistan appeared to have all but faded when it emerged on Monday that he had come down with a bout of suspected chickenpox. The 27-year-old missed Pakistan's second ODI against England at Southampton on Saturday after team officials said he had come down with a viral infection, and was likely to miss the third ODI on Tuesday as well.
Left-arm pacer Mohammad Amir has been ruled out of the third one-day international (ODI) against England, after it was reported that might be suffering from chickenpox infection.
A friend recently had a nasty bout of shingles and I asked her if she could remember having had chickenpox as a child.
There has been an outbreak of chickenpox among the refugees, with around 20,000 people affected this year so far.
FAISALABAD -- A patient died of chickenpox at Allied Hospital Faisalabad late Thursday night.
Q: I recently read that more than 30 students at a school in North Carolina all got chickenpox during an outbreak.
Shingles is caused by the varicella-zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox. So, once you've had chickenpox, the virus is in your body and you can develop shingles.
OKARA -- The campaign against chickenpox started yesterday (Monday) will continue till October 27 as per instructions of the Punjab government.