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var·i·cel·la

 (văr′ĭ-sĕl′ə)
[New Latin, diminutive of variola, variola; see variola.]

var′i·cel′loid′ (-sĕl′oid′) adj.

varicella

(ˌværɪˈsɛlə)
n
(Pathology) the technical name for chickenpox
[C18: New Latin, irregular diminutive of variola]
ˌvariˈcellar adj

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]

var·i·cel·la

(văr′ĭ-sĕl′ə)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.varicella - an acute contagious disease caused by herpes varicella zoster virusvaricella - 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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Varizellen

var·i·cel·la

n. varicela. V.: chickenpox

varicella

n varicela