Synonyms for vaccinia gangrenosa |

Synonyms and antonyms for vaccinia gangrenosa

1. vaccinia (n.)

a viral disease of cattle causing a mild skin disease affecting the udder; formerly used to inoculate humans against smallpox


2. vaccinia (n.)

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