varioloid

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var·i·o·loid

 (vâr′ē-ə-loid′, văr′-, və-rī′ə-loid′)
n.
A mild form of smallpox occurring in people who have been previously vaccinated or who have had the disease.
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varioloid

(ˈvɛərɪəˌlɔɪd)
adj
(Pathology) resembling smallpox
n
(Pathology) a mild form of smallpox occurring in persons with partial immunity
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