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va·ri·o·la

 (və-rī′ə-lə, vâr′ē-ō′lə, văr′-)
n.

[New Latin, from Medieval Latin, pustule, from Latin varius, speckled.]

variola

(vəˈraɪələ)
n
(Pathology) the technical name for smallpox
[C18: from Medieval Latin: disease marked by little spots, from Latin varius spotted]
vaˈriolar adj

va•ri•o•la

(vəˈraɪ ə lə)

n.
[1795–1805; < Medieval Latin, = Latin vari(us) speckled (see various) + -ola -ole1]
va•ri′o•lous, va•ri′o•lar, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.variola - a highly contagious viral disease characterized by fever and weakness and skin eruption with pustules that form scabs that slough off leaving scarsvariola - a highly contagious viral disease characterized by fever and weakness and skin eruption with pustules that form scabs that slough off leaving scars
pox - a contagious disease characterized by purulent skin eruptions that may leave pock marks
alastrim, Cuban itch, Kaffir pox, milk pox, pseudosmallpox, pseudovariola, variola minor, West Indian smallpox, white pox - a mild form of smallpox caused by a less virulent form of the virus
pock - a pustule in an eruptive disease
Translations

variola

[vəˈraɪələ] Nviruela f

variola

n (Med) → Pocken pl

va·ri·o·la

n. variola, viruela.
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(14) Smallpox (variola) has been extinct as a naturally transmitted infectious disease since 1979, thanks to the success of worldwide application of vaccine.
The Orthopoxvirus genus also includes variola virus (the cause of smallpox), vaccinia virus (used in the smallpox vaccine), and cowpox virus."
"At that time Henry said 'I'm not going to allow you to work with variola major, which is the nasty smallpox, you're going to do this experimental work with variola minor'.
Geoffrey Smith is head of pathology at Cambridge University and chair of the WHO Advisory Committee for Variola Virus.
para typhi B Shigella sp, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Proteus mirabilis, Escherichia coli, , Enterobacter sp, Pseudomonas aeruginosa), two yeast (Candida albican and S accharomyces cerevisae), two dermatophytes (Trichophyton mentagrophyte and Microsporum gypseum) and seven saprophytes (Aspergillus niger, Penicillium sp, Paccilomyces variola, Aspergillus flavus, Chrysporium sp, Fusarium oxysporum, Chrysporium sp, Aspergillus terreus, Aspergillus terricola).
The Antimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee of the FDA is scheduled to meet on May 1 to discuss new drug application 208627 for tecovirimat, sponsored by SIGA Technologies for the proposed indication of the treatment of smallpox disease caused by variola virus in adults and pediatric patients.
Improvements in health have bettered the human condition enormously, and Pinker tells us that his favourite sentence in the whole English language comes from Wikipedia: "Smallpox was an infectious disease caused by either of two virus variants, Variola major and Variola minor." The word was is what he likes.
Using an electron microscope, he found what he thought were traces of smallpox, also known as variola virus, in its remains.