kinepox
Cowpox Cow"pox` (-p[o^]ks`), n. (Med.) A pustular eruptive disease of the cow, which, when communicated to the human system, as by vaccination, protects from the smallpox; vaccinia; -- called also {kinepox}, {cowpock}, and {kinepock}. --Dunglison. [1913 Webster]

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  • Kinepox — Kine pox , n. (Med.) See {Cowpox}. Kin e*scope, n. See {Kinetoscope}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kinepox — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: kine (I) + pox : cowpox …   Useful english dictionary

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  • cowpock — Cowpox Cow pox ( p[o^]ks ), n. (Med.) A pustular eruptive disease of the cow, which, when communicated to the human system, as by vaccination, protects from the smallpox; vaccinia; called also {kinepox}, {cowpock}, and {kinepock}. Dunglison.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cowpox — Cow pox ( p[o^]ks ), n. (Med.) A pustular eruptive disease of the cow, which, when communicated to the human system, as by vaccination, protects from the smallpox; vaccinia; called also {kinepox}, {cowpock}, and {kinepock}. Dunglison. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kinepock — Cowpox Cow pox ( p[o^]ks ), n. (Med.) A pustular eruptive disease of the cow, which, when communicated to the human system, as by vaccination, protects from the smallpox; vaccinia; called also {kinepox}, {cowpock}, and {kinepock}. Dunglison.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Smallpox vaccine — The smallpox vaccine was the first successful vaccine ever to be developed. It was first perfected in 1796 by Edward Jenner who acted upon the observation that milkmaids who caught the cowpox virus did not catch smallpox. Before smallpox… …   Wikipedia

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