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Definition of the noun alastrim

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noun

  1. a mild form of smallpox caused by a less virulent form of the virus

Alternative definition of the noun alastrim

noun

  1. [medicine] A milder variant of smallpox

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Google previewBlack’s Medical Dictionary (2017)

by Harvey Marcovitch

Alastrim. A form of SMALLPOX, also called Variola minor, which differs from ordinary smallpox in being milder and having a low mortality.

Google previewBlack's Medical Dictionary (2005)

by Bloomsbury Publishing

Alastrim. Alastrim, or variola minor, is a form of SMALLPOX which differs from ordinary smallpox in being milder and having a low mortality. Albendazole. A drug adjunct to surgery in the treatment of hydatid cysts (see under CYSTS) caused by Taenia echinococcus, a small tapeworm (see TAENIASIS). If surgery is not possible, albendazole can be used on its own. The drug is also used to treat STRONGYLOIDIASIS. Albinism. A group of inherited disorders characterised by absence of ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

Unlike smallpox, alastrim is rarely fatal. Also called Cuban itch, milkpox, variola minor. See also smallpox. Alateen, an international organisation that offers guidance, counselling and support to the children of people who misuse or are dependent on alcohol. See also Alcoholics Anonymous. ala vomeris/vǀމmۑris/, an extension of bone on each side of the upper border of the vomer. alb-, prefix meaning 'white': albumin. alba /alމbۑ/, literally, 'white', as in linea alba. albedo / albƝމdǀ/[L, ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

Unlike smallpox, however, alastrim is rarely fatal. Also called Cuban itch, Kaffir pox, milkpox, pseudosmallpox, pseudovariola, variola minor, West Indian smallpox, whitepox. See also smallpox. Alateen, an international organization that offers guidance, counseling, and support for the children of alcoholics. See also Al-Anon, Alcoholics Anonymous. alatrofloxacin/trovafloxacin, a broad- spectrum quinolone antibiotic. n indications: This drug is used to treat nosocomial pneumonia, ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

Unlike smallpox, however, alastrim is rarely fatal. Also called Cuban itch, Kaffir pox, milkpox, pseudosmallpox, pseudovariola, variola minor, West Indian smallpox, whitepox. See also smallpox. Alateen, an international organization that offers guidance, counseling, and support for the children of alcoholics. See also Al-Anon, Alcoholics Anonymous. alatrofloxacin/trovafloxacin, a broad- spectrum quinolone antibiotic. n indications: This drug is used to treat nosocomial pneumonia, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Nursing (2017)

by Elizabeth A. Martin, Tanya A. McFerran

AIH air bed air embolism air hunger air sickness airway akathisia AKI akinesia ala alanine alanine aminotransferase alastrim Albee's operation albendazole Albers-Schönberg disease Alberti regime.

Google previewInverted Medical Dictionary, Second Edition (1991)

by Bruce C. Carlstedt, Mary J. Stanaszek, Walter F. Stanaszek

middle ear auris media midwifery obstetrics tocology migraine hemicephalalgia hemicrania mild benign mitts mild smallpox alastrim caused by a less virulent strain of virus milk albumin lactalbumin milk arrester antigalactic milk coagulatory chymosin 88,1056 renne! rennin present in the chief cells of the gastric tubules milk cure galactotherapy lactotherapy milk deficiency oligogalactia milk duct dilatation ampulla lactifera sinus lactifert' mllk ln excess polygalactia milk fat measurer ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Infectious Diseases (2007)

Modern Methodologies by Michel Tibayrenc

Variola virus (including Alastrim) Venezuelan.

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

alastrim n. a mild form.

Google previewPocket Medical Dictionary (1999)

by B. Jain Publishers Staff

Amaas, Alastrim. M.-sick'ness, a peculiar endemic disease of cattle. M., Somatose, a food prepared from meat, and containing 5% of tannin. M.-spot.

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book (2013)

by Mosby

alastrim /al'.

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions (2009)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy

airway resistance alastrim CARE CONSIDERATIONS □ The patient is usually very apprehensive and may physically resist assistance. Medical help is summoned, and emergency care is begun and includes removing the obstruction , administering oxygen, and performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation, if necessary. See also aspiration, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, Heimlich manoeuvre. airway resistance, a measure of the impedance to airflow through the bronchopulmonary ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Virology (2009)

by Brian W.J. Mahy

Alastrim virus Synonym for variola minor virus. See Variola virus. albatrosspox virus A probable species in the genus Avipoxvirus. Alcelaphine herpesvirus 1 ( ALHV-1) A species in the genus Rhadinovirus. Causes a widespread, sporadic, often fatal disease of cattle, with fever, acute inflammation of nasal and oral membranes, and involvement of pharynx and lungs. There is often keratitis and nervous symptoms. The virus can be transmitted experimentally to cattle and rabbits. There is ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Immunology, Second Edition (2002)

by Julius M. Cruse, Robert E. Lewis

Variola minor (alastrim) is ...

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Alastrim Meaning

Video shows what alastrim means. A milder variant of smallpox. alastrim synonyms: variola minor, amaas, Cuban itch, kaffir pox, West Indian pox, milk pox, ...

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