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Introduction: Variola

Description of Variola

Variola: a highly contagious viral disease characterized by fever and weakness and skin eruption with pustules that form scabs that slough off leaving scars.
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Variola: An acute, highly contagious, often fatal infectious disease caused by an orthopoxvirus characterized by a biphasic febrile course and distinctive progressive skin eruptions. Vaccination has succeeded in eradicating smallpox worldwide. (Dorland, 28th ed)
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Broader terms for Variola

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The following terms can be used for Variola

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Hierarchical classifications of Variola

The following list attempts to classify Variola into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • pox
  • contagion,contagious disease
  • communicable disease
  • disease
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

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