varicella Modern Latin (1764), irregular diminutive of variola (see VARIOLA (Cf. variola)).

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  • Varicella — Var i*cel la, n. [NL., dim. of LL. variola smallpox.] (Med.) Chicken pox. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Varicella — vgl. Varizelle …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • VARICELLA — VARICELLA, см. Ветряная оспа …   Большая медицинская энциклопедия

  • varicella — [var΄ə sel′ə] n. [ModL, dim. of variola: see VARIOLA] CHICKENPOX varicelloid [var΄ə sel′oid΄] adj …   English World dictionary

  • varicella — [ˌvarɪ sɛlə] noun Medicine 1》 technical term for chickenpox. 2》 (also varicella zoster) a herpesvirus that causes chickenpox and shingles. Origin C18: mod. L., irregular dimin. of variola …   English new terms dictionary

  • varicella — noun Etymology: New Latin, irregular diminutive of variola Date: 1771 chicken pox …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • varicella — varicellar, adj. /var euh sel euh/, n. Pathol. See chickenpox. [1765 75; < NL, equiv. to vari(ola) VARIOLA + cella dim. suffix] * * * …   Universalium

  • varicella — noun chickenpox …   Wiktionary

  • varicella — An acute contagious disease, usually occurring in children, caused by the v. zoster virus genus, Varicellovirus, a member of the family Herpesviridae, and marked by a sparse eruption of papules, which become vesicles and then pustules, like that… …   Medical dictionary

  • varicella — va·ri·cèl·la s.f. TS med. malattia infettiva di origine virale che colpisce soprattutto i bambini, caratterizzata dalla comparsa di vescicole con alone d arrossamento sulla cute {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1829. ETIMO: dal fr. varicelle, der. di… …   Dizionario italiano

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