from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In pathology, half-confluent; noting specifically certain cases of smallpox in which some of the pustules run together but most of them do not. See confluent, 4 .
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About the time of conception, the early part of December, 1870, the father had suffered from the semiconfluent type, but the mother, who had been vaccinated when a girl, had never been stricken either during or after her husband's sickness.