Variolous
Variolous Va*ri"o*lous, a. [LL. variolosus, fr. variola the smallpox: cf. F. varioleux.] (Med.) Of or pertaining to the smallpox; having pits, or sunken impressions, like those of the smallpox; variolar; variolic. [1913 Webster]

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  • variolous — [və rī′ə ləs] adj. [ModL variolosus] of or relating to variola, or smallpox …   English World dictionary

  • variolous — SYN: variolar. * * * va·ri·o·lous və rī ə ləs adj of or relating to smallpox <inoculated with variolous matter> …   Medical dictionary

  • variolous — /veuh ruy euh leuhs/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to smallpox. 2. affected with smallpox. 3. having pits like those left by smallpox. Also, variolar. [1660 70; VARIOL(A) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • variolous — adj. of or related to smallpox; sick with smallpox …   English contemporary dictionary

  • variolous — va·ri·o·lous …   English syllables

  • variolous — /vəˈraɪələs/ (say vuh ruyuhluhs) adjective 1. relating to variola or smallpox. 2. affected with smallpox. 3. having pits like those left by smallpox. Also, variolar …   Australian English dictionary

  • variolous — adjective relating to small pox • Syn: ↑variolar, ↑variolic • Pertains to noun: ↑variola, ↑variola (for: ↑variolic), ↑variola ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • variolar — adjective relating to small pox • Syn: ↑variolic, ↑variolous • Pertains to noun: ↑variola (for: ↑variolous), ↑variola (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • variolic — adjective relating to small pox • Syn: ↑variolar, ↑variolous • Pertains to noun: ↑variola (for: ↑variolous), ↑variola, ↑variola ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • va|ri|o|lar — «vuh RY uh luhr», adjective. = variolous. (Cf. ↑variolous) …   Useful english dictionary

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