Synonyms of variola major


1. smallpox, variola, variola major, pox

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

2. variola major, variola major virus, variola virus, smallpox virus

usage: a type of smallpox virus that has a fatality rate of up to 25 percent

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