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synonyms for pox

  • gonorrhea
  • herpes
  • syphilis
  • STD
  • VD
  • crabs
  • sexually-transmitted disease
  • social disease
  • the clap
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How to use pox in a sentence

At the genetic level, the two viruses are “85% identical,” says Jason Mercer, a pox virologist at the University of Birmingham.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE MONKEYPOX VACCINESJESSICA HAMZELOUAUGUST 3, 2022MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
One member of the enzyme family is found in skin cells, where people with monkeypox can develop infectious pox lesions.
MONKEYPOX IS NOT A GLOBAL HEALTH EMERGENCY FOR NOW, WHO SAYSERIN GARCIA DE JESÚSJUNE 26, 2022SCIENCE NEWS
It was a deadly disease, and even survivors suffered miserably from fever, vomiting, headaches and pus-filled pox.
MANDATORY IMMUNIZATION FOR THE MILITARY: AS AMERICAN AS GEORGE WASHINGTONGILLIAN BROCKELLAUGUST 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Since then, the 3,000 or so units have remained in countries throughout Africa, says Lieberman, and are used to store routine vaccines for diseases such as measles, polio, chicken pox, and hepatitis.
KEEPING COVID VACCINES COLD ISN’T EASY. THESE IDEAS COULD HELP.LINDSAY MUSCATOMARCH 29, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The virus that gives children chicken pox will hide out in a person’s body for 40 years or more, and then emerge as a painful, sometimes debilitating, case of shingles.
VACCINES ARE THE SAFEST MEDICAL PROCEDURE WE HAVE. MAKE YOUR WAGER WISELY - FACTS SO ROMANTICSTUART FIRESTEINDECEMBER 29, 2020NAUTILUS
For some viruses, such as the varicella-zoster virus that causes chicken pox, immunity can last for decades.
WHO SHOULD GET A COVID-19 VACCINE FIRST?NIALL FIRTHNOVEMBER 20, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Then there was the cholera that came in the night to the village by the bridge-works; and after the cholera smote the small-pox.
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The cows soon became affected with the Cow Pox, and soon after several sores appeared on his hands.
AN INQUIRY INTO THE CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF THE VARIOLAE VACCINAEEDWARD JENNER
This woman had the Cow Pox when she lived in the service of a Farmer in this parish thirty-one years before.
AN INQUIRY INTO THE CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF THE VARIOLAE VACCINAEEDWARD JENNER
She has since been repeatedly employed as a nurse to Small-pox patients, without experiencing any ill consequences.
AN INQUIRY INTO THE CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF THE VARIOLAE VACCINAEEDWARD JENNER
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WORDS RELATED TO POX

  • STD
  • VD
  • crabs
  • gonorrhea
  • herpes
  • pox
  • sexually-transmitted disease
  • social disease
  • syphilis
  • the clap
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.