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  • n. Variolation: inoculation against smallpox using material from a smallpox lesion

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  • n. Same as variolation.

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  • n. the obsolete process of inoculating a susceptible person with material taken from a vesicle of a person who has smallpox

Etymologies

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variola +‎ -ization

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