Definition of vaccinias


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • vaccinias is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 16 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • vaccinias is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 20 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of vaccinias

  • 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 (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. vaccina
    2. variola vaccina
    3. variola vaccine
    4. variola vaccinia

  • a viral disease of cattle causing a mild skin disease affecting the udder; formerly used to inoculate humans against smallpox (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. cowpox

See definition of vaccinias in Merriam Webster