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variola major meaning and definition

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Definition of variola major (noun)

  1. a highly contagious viral disease characterized by fever and weakness and skin eruption with pustules that form scabs that slough off leaving scars
  2. a type of smallpox virus that has a fatality rate of up to 25 percent
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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