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Noun: vaccina
  1. A local infection induced in humans by inoculation with the virus causing cowpox in order to confer resistance to smallpox; normally lasts three weeks and leaves a pitted scar
    - vaccinia, variola vaccine, variola vaccinia, variola vaccina

Derived forms: vaccinas

Type of: infection

Encyclopedia: Vaccina