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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

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noun

  1. [medicine] A milder variant of smallpox

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Google previewForensic Investigation and Management of Mass Disasters (2007)

by Cyril H. Wecht, Matthias I. Okoye

Variola major refers to the form with a higher mortality rate, and variola minor or alastrim is a milder form. The lesions develop at approximately the same time and rate, starting in the palms and soles and spreading centrally; they first appear as ...

Google previewBlack's Student Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Harvey Marcovitch

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 ...

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

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

alastrim /alމۑstrim/[Port, alastrar, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Alastrim A viral disease similar to small pox, found in Brazil, West Indies, and Africa. ALAT Abbreviation for alanine amino transferase. Alazine A trade name for hydralazine hydrochloride, ...

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Infectious Diseases (2007)

Modern Methodologies by Michel Tibayrenc

Variola virus (including Alastrim) ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Nursing (2014)

by Market House Books

alastrim [a ̆- las-trim] n. a mild form of smallpox, causing only a sparse rash and low-grade fever. Medical name: variola minor. Albee's operation [awl-beez] n. 1. an operation ...

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

Tafr, GRTCHFE, 3rts: Alastrim.

Google previewConcise Colour Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

principle see radiation alastrim n. a mild form of smallpox, causing only a sparse rash and low-grade fever. Medical name: variola minor. albendazole n. an *anthelmintic drug used for treating *hydatid disease, * hookworm ...

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. See Strophulus. M.-sugar, the sweet principle of milk; lactose, q. v. M.–teeth, the temporary ...

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

by Mosby

alastrim /al'.;strim/ [Port, alastrar, to spread], ...

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, ...

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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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