Vaccinia Meaning

There are 2 meaning(s) for word Vaccinia

Vaccinia Meaning 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

    Synonyms : vaccina,  variola vaccina,  variola vaccine,  variola vaccinia
Vaccinia Meaning 2 : a viral disease of cattle causing a mild skin disease affecting the udder; formerly used to inoculate humans against smallpox

    Synonyms : cowpox