Synonyms for smallpox virus |

Synonyms and antonyms for smallpox virus

1. virus (n.)

(virology) ultramicroscopic infectious agent that replicates itself only within cells of living hosts; many are pathogenic; a piece of nucleic acid (DNA or RNA) wrapped in a thin coat of protein


2. smallpox (n.)

a highly contagious viral disease characterized by fever and weakness and skin eruption with pustules that form scabs that slough off leaving scars


3. virus (n.)

a software program capable of reproducing itself and usually capable of causing great harm to files or other programs on the same computer


4. virus (n.)

a harmful or corrupting agency