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VARIOLA VACCINE noun
Definition of variola vaccine (noun)
- a local infection induced in humans by inoculation with the virus causing cowpox in order to confer resistance to smallpox; normally lasts three weeks and leaves a pitted scar
- synonyms: vaccina, vaccinia, variola vaccina, variola vaccinia
Source: Princeton University Wordnet