/vair"ee euh layt', -lit/, adj. Pathol.
resembling smallpox, as a lesion.
[1785-95; VARIOL(A) + -ATE1]

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  • variolate — var·i·o·late …   English syllables

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  • variolate — ˈverēələ̇t, ˈva(a)r , əˌlāt adjective Etymology: New Latin variola + English ate : having lesions or marks resembling those of smallpox …   Useful english dictionary

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  • inoculate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. vaccinate, variolate, immunize, infect. See insertion, remedy. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. immunize, vaccinate, protect; see inject 1 , treat 3 , vaccinate …   English dictionary for students

  • pitted — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) , adj. blemished, variolate; honeycombed, favose, pocked, dented; cratered. See concavity …   English dictionary for students

  • vaccinate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. jennerize, variolate; inoculate, inject, give a shot; immunize; prick, scratch, scarify. See remedy. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. inoculate, immunize, prevent, treat, mitigate, protect, inject, shoot* …   English dictionary for students

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