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  • adj. variolous

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  • adj. Variolous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as variolous.

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  • adj. relating to small pox


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  • The Memoirs of the Medical Society of London* (* 1779 Volume 4 page 330.) contain a paper read before that body on October 30th, 1797: “Case of a child born with variolar pustules, by Matthew Flinders, surgeon, Donington, Lincolnshire.”

    The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders


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