Synonyms

1. smallpox

noun. ['ˈsmɔlˌpɑːks'] a highly contagious viral disease characterized by fever and weakness and skin eruption with pustules that form scabs that slough off leaving scars.

Synonyms

  • pseudovariola
  • Cuban itch
  • milk pox
  • West Indian smallpox
  • Kaffir pox
  • pseudosmallpox
  • white pox
  • alastrim
  • variola minor
  • pox
  • pock
  • variola

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Words that Rhyme with Smallpox

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Example sentences of the word smallpox


1. Noun, singular or mass
Live vaccines are also available for rotavirus, smallpox, yellow fever and chickenpox.

Quotes containing the word smallpox


1. I hope that some day the practice of producing cowpox in human beings will spread over the world - when that day comes, there will be no more smallpox.
- Edward Jenner

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