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var•i•o•loid



Pronunciation: (vâr'ē-u-loid"), [key]
adj.
1. resembling smallpox.
2. of or pertaining to a mild case of smallpox.

n.
a mild smallpox, esp. as occurring in persons who were vaccinated or previously had the disease.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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